Fire in the Hole: Emergency Repairs to the Robinson Creek Tunnel
On the eve of April 26, 2014, an arsonist set fire to the CSX Transportation (CSXT) Robinson Creek tunnel. The tunnel is located about 120 mi. southeast of Lexington, near Pikeville, KY. The 742-ft-long...

Geotechnical Design Over Karst. It's All About the Water
Karst is a type of topography which is formed over soluble rocks, such as limestone, dolomite, or gypsum. An irregular bedrock surface is typical of most karst areas, along with sinkholes,...

The Treatment by Jet Grouting of a Bridge Foundation on Karstic Limestone

Hazard and Resource Considerations in Site Development in Virginia Karst

Rock Foundations for Route 33 Bridge over the Lehigh River

Three Dams, One Reservoir
The three dams that make up the 800,000 acre-ft (987 million m³) Eastside Reservoir in Riverside County, California, required extensive foundation excavation and careful placement of embankment...

The Penstock Puzzle
After 40 years of chronic slope movements and several engineering studies, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District in California signed a design-build contract to stabilize the 1,500...

Preliminary Procedure to Predict Scour in Bedrock

Load Testing of Deep Rock-Socketed Drilled Shafts

Behavioral Characteristics of Residual Soils
This proceedings, Behavioral Characteristics in Residual Soils, contains papers presented during the sessions sponsored by the Geo-Institute...

Below Boston's New Bridge
The Charles River Bridge, a 10-lane cable-stayed structure will be the widest cable-stayed bridge in the world. The bridge is 1,460 ft long with a main span between towers of 745 ft. This...

The Deep (Available in Geo-Environmental Special Issue only)
Despite a mere 1,500 ft separation, Baltimore's Oriole Park at Camden Yards and Ravens Stadium required vastly different deep foundation solutions. While Oriole Park is founded...

Using Groundwater Models in Remediation Decisions

Initiation of Debris Flows in Tributaries of the Colorado River in Grand Canyon, Arizona

Flash Floods and Their Control in the Indian Arid Zone
Flash floods are common hydrologic phenomena in the arid north west India. Drainage basins of high relief, a large percentage of surficial bed rock, sparse vegetation, and shallow soils...

Normal Modes of a Poroelastic Soil Layer on a Rigid Bed Rock

Lanfill Site Evaluation and Application of MODFLOW to simulate Hydraulically Conductive Zones in Bedrock Associated with Diabase Dikes in North Carolina

Behavior of DNAPLs in Fractured Bedrock

Evaluation of a Bedrock DNAPL Pool Site

Boston's Third Harbor Tunnel (Available only in Focus on Geo/Environmental Special Issue)
Boston's immersed marine tube, the Third Harbor Tunnel, connecting South Boston and Logan Airport, is a $226 million component of the multi-billion dollar Central Artery/Third...

 

 

 

 

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