Safer in Seattle
Constructed in the early 1900s, the Elliott Bay Seawall, in Seattle, protects the city’s downtown waterfront from the erosive forces of Puget Sound and Elliott Bay. Because of its deteriorating condition...

Infrastructure Solutions: Help for Highways
In recent decades, America’s highways have received inadequate funding despite experiencing substantial increases in use. This combination has resulted in growing congestion, especially in urban areas,...

Structural Condition Assessment
In Structural Condition Assessment, editor-in-chief Robert Ratay gathers together the leading people in the field to produce the first unified resource on all aspects of structural condition...

Establishing Baselines For Pipeline Condition Master Planning
As our most of our cities approach complete built-out and much of our wastewater pipelines near the end of their design life, attention needs to be focused on retiring deteriorated first...

Rebuilding America's Infrastructure
During the years immediately following World War II, the United States built the greatest infrastructure in the modern world. As we move into the 21st centruy, however, we find that this...

Toronto's Tunnel Solution (Available in the Geoenvironmental Special Section only)
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), one of the largest public transportation systems in North America, carries more than 1,000,000 commuters a day. The TTC's tunnels had...

Reliability Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Structures with Respect to Material Degradation

Life-Cycle Cost Design of Deteriorating Bridges Using Genetic Algorithm

Lifetime Reliability of Concrete Bridges

Performance Reliability of Timber Fender Systems

Facade Repair and Rehabilitation Case Studies

Validation of the Superpave Asphalt Binder Rutting Parameter

An Improved Test Method for Rut Depth Prediction

Tunnel Rehabilitation

Power Struggle
The Florida Light and Power Company could have replaced its deteriorating, H-shaped wooden power poles in the Tomoka River with exact duplicates, but they chose to use hybrid steel-and-concrete...

Reducing Damage to Low Volume Asphalt-Surfaced Roads, and Improving Local Economies: Update on Variable Tire Pressure Project

Case Studies of Nine Sewer Rehabilitation Projects with Deformed HDPE in San Diego

Acoustic Monitoring of Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipe

Pipeline Safety, Reliability, and Rehabilitation
This proceedings, Pipeline Safety, Reliability, and Rehabilitation, consists of papers sponsored by the Pipeline Division of the American Society...

Inspecting the Unknown (Available in Geo-Environmental Special Issue Only)
Unknown foundations have plagued civil engineers for years. In the case of underwater pilings, much time and money is spent inspecting for cracks, breaks or deterioration. Even then, visibility...





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