Cutting through Obstacles: The Durango–Silverton Narrow Gauge Branch of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
The Durango–Silverton Narrow Gauge Branch of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad pioneered the use of narrow-gauge tracks to open up the mountainous interior of the American West....

Proposed ‘Super Urban Network’ Would Bring High-Speed Travel to Denver

Brewers Make Beer Using Recycled Water to Promote Potable Reuse In Arizona, Colorado

Kiewit, Meridiam Team to Handle I-70 Overhaul in Denver

Stabilizing Colorado's Rock Slopes by Gluing, Scanning, and Bolting

CO2 Sequestration: Fractures are Enabling Clean Energy Options

Colorado Experience with Geotechnical Practice Publications

Watershed Modeling for Surface-Groundwater Interaction
Groundwater use has increased rapidly due to irrigation development in the Great Plains. This is especially true in the Republican Basin that intersects the three states of Nebraska, Kansas...

The Watershed and River Systems Management Program

Enhancing Stochastic Streamflows Simulation of the Colorado River System

Assessing Contaminant Transport in a Small Rocky Mountain Watershed Using Monitoring Data and Mathematical Modeling

Making the Grade
Adding two lanes to a stretch of highway in western Colorado required excavation on slopes and involved micropiles, mechanically stabilized earth walls, ground anchors, and soil nails....

Estimating the Return Period of Multiyear Droughts
Characterizing the return period of hydrologic events has been an important subject in water resources planning and management studies for many decades. The alternative approach has been...

Firepower
The processes put in place by water utilities are designed with the quality of water normally received for treatment in mind. But the runoff from areas ravaged by fire can degrade that...

Golden Opportunity
After abruptly losing access to a significant portion of its water supply during a severe drought, the city of Golden, Colorado, responded by employing innovative approaches to design...

Joining Forces
In times of limited funding, roads and mass transit are sometimes seen as competing interests, but in Denver the two are united in a massive effort to reinvent an aging and congested transportation...

Weighing the Options
A unique sludge pipeline replacement project in Colorado gave the engineers and the owner an opportunity to compare the merits of three different project delivery methods....

Early Warning
Recent improvements in digital technology have given Fort Collins, Colorado, a system that can accurately predict the location and severity of impending floods....

Rediscovering the Lost City
Since 1994, Kenneth R. Wright, P.E., of Wright Water Engineers, in Denver, has been studying evidence of civil engineering at the ruins of Machu Picchu—an ancient Inca city in the Andes...

Structural Lumber from Small-Diameter Western U.S. Softwood Trees
The purpose of this study was to determine the mechanical properties, and corresponding economic value, of dimension lumber produced from selected over-stocked forest stands of small-diameter...

 

 

 

 

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