Neponset Fish Passage and Habitat Restoration Project
This project was initiated to examine the feasibility of restoring fish passage, aquatic habitat and riparian habitat on the downstream reach of the Neponset River in Milton and Boston,...

Keeping It Rolling
Thanks to a complex construction staging scheme and a temporary tieback support system, workers were able to rehabilitate an aging rolling lift bridge in Boston....

QA/QC for CA/T Deep Soil-Cement

Trenchless Transformation
The Framingham Extension Sewer (FES) was constructed of reinforced-concrete pipe in the mid-1950s as part of the wastewater collection system for the greater Boston area. Age and hydrogen...

Design Live Loads for Parking Garages
The objective of this research project is to obtain a better understanding of parking garage live loads and to recommend an appropriate value for design. A load survey was conducted in...

Wireless Warnings
Formwork failures cause dozens of construction-related deaths per year, but most can be avoided by adequate monitoring. The problem is, most monitors must be hard-wired to a computer on...

4D Modeling and Simulation for the Modernization of Logan International Airport: A Case Study

Development of Design and Construction Concepts for Jacked Tunnel Sections of I-93/I-90 Interchange Central Artery/Tunnel Project, Boston, MA

Impacts of Global Climate Change upon a Regional Aquifer System in the Northeastern United States
(No paper) The Charles River Basin is a major water resource in eastern Massachusetts. It used for a variety of purposes including water supply, industrial cooling, waste disposal, flood...

Relining a Relic
By the mid-1980s most of the Boston Low Service water supply network had been in operation for more than 100 years—with little regular maintenance. Many of the system's air...

Engineering Properties of Boston Blue Clay from Special Testing Program

Tension Element Testing in South Bay and Downtown Boston for Central Artery/Tunnel (CA/T) Project

Soil Stabilization Testing Program: A Precursor to Tunnel Jacking on the Central Artery/Tunnel Project

South Boston Tension Element Testing Program for Central Artery (I-93)/Tunnel (I-90) Project

Load Testing of Deep Rock-Socketed Drilled Shafts

Pumping Test Programs for Central Artery/Tunnel Project

Dewatering and Injection Testing for Design and Construction of the Fort Point Channel Crossing Project

Testing Programs for Instrumentation to Monitor Boston Red Line Subway Tunnels

Walled In (Available in Geoenvironmental Special Issue only)
Of the many challenging aspects of the $10.8 billion, 7.5 mi long Central Artery Project in Boston, the construction of soldier pile, tremie concrete (SPTC) walls under the existing elevated...

Special Geotechnical Testing
Central Artery/Tunnel Project in Boston, Massachusetts
The Central Artery/Tunnel Project (CA/T) in Boston, Massachusetts, is the largest urban highway construction project in the history of the interstate system. The magnitude and complexity...





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