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...

Effects of Wildfire on Water Supplies: A Case Study from Denver, Colorado
Wildfires can directly impact municipal water supplies by increasing a watersheds susceptibility to erosion, and thereby potentially increasing the transport of sediment and organic matter...

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...

Successful Implementation of Grouted Boulder Grade Control Structures on Drainageways in the Denver Metropolitan Area

An Urban River Renewed — Denver's South Platte River

South Platte River Enhancement-North Denver

Denver's South Platte River Corridor Project

Coldhearted Building
A 20,000-ton district cooling plant owned by the Public Service Company of Colorado was recently built to sell chilled water to customers in downtown Denver who will use it to air-condition...

Integrating Flood Control and Recreation in Denver Area Projects

Combining Recreation and Flood Control in Denver's South Suburbs

Denver Airport's Soft Landing
The Denver International Airport and its constructors had to move a lot of earth to make the heavens run so smoothly. For their efforts, they garnered this year's Outstanding...

Comparison of Elastic Layered Theory and In-Situ Rigid Pavement Response at Denver International Airport

Runway Instrumentation at Denver International Airport—Development of Database

Runway Instrumentation at Denver International Airport: Dynamic Sensor Data Processing

Re-engineering Cowboy Heaven (Available only in Focus on Structures Special Edition)
On a wooded hill overlooking the north end of Oklahoma City sits one of the foremost repositories of this country's Western heritage, the National Cowboy Hall of Fame. Contained...

Small Firms, Big Challenges
Does it pay to be small? Though many small engineering firms find strength in their size, others are hampered by limited resources and a specialization that diminishes their client base....

Evaluation of Modelling Needs for Central Valley Project Operations
The Bureau of Reclamations Central Valley Operations Office (CVO) has responsibility for planning, implementing, overseeing, and coordinating the various operations of the Central Valley...

Successful Implementation of Grouted Boulder Grade Control Structures on Drainageways in the Denver Metropolitan Area
This paper describes the development of design guidelines for the Grouted Sloping Boulder drop structure as an alternative for the sloping riprap drop structure. A number of partial failures...

A Paradox at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Colorado: Benefits of Applied Research
The Rocky Mountain Arsenal (RMA), which is located north of Denver, Colorado, was a manufacturing site for chemical weapons during World War II and pesticides for several decades after...

The Standley Lake Protection Project
Until recently, there has been no physical separation between potentially contaminated runoff from the former Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant and Standley Lake, the nearby water supply...

 

 

 

 

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