A Place for Penguins
The Detroit Zoo’s Polk Penguin Conservation Center has created a habitat for Antarctic and subantarctic penguins designed to match their natural environment to the fullest extent possible. In addition...

Replacement Strategy
Water Works II, a $275-million water treatment plant currently under construction in Detroit, is redefining the way that such projects are let and built. In 1980 the city initiated a program...

Detroit Downtown People Mover: Ten Years After

Reclaiming Detroit's Riverfront: A Cost-Effective In-Situ Solution for Returning a Lead Contaminated Site to Public Use

Biodegradation Modeling of a Closed Landfill Site
The two-dimensional model, BIOPLUME II, was applied to the closed Becker County Landfill at Detroit township, Minnesota, to study the transport of hydrocarbons occurring at the site. The...

Seepage Stoppers
After 65 years of continuous operation without any major rehabilitation, the Detroit-Windsor tunnel had sprung a few leaks. Engineers used elasticized grout to stop the seepage, a material...

An Expert System for Stop-Controlled Intersection Design
In 1915, the first stop sign was installed in Detroit, Michigan, but until now, there was still no one coordinated body of knowledge which would dictate design and analysis requirements....

Overview of the FAST-TRAC IVHS Program
A major new IVHS initiative, called FAST-TRAC, is taking place in Oakland County, Michigan. It originated as a bottom-up strategy for solving mobility and highway safety problems in this...

Database for Pipeline Bridges in North America
Work began in 1985 at Wayne State University on a research study of pipeline suspension bridges. This effort, which was funded by ANR Pipeline Company of Detroit, Michigan, investigated...

The MK II Art System—A New Generation of Automated Guideway Transit
Bombardier is well advanced in a program to produce a larger version of its successful Advanced Light Rapid Transit (ALRT) vehicle which is in service in Detroit, Scarborough (Toronto)...

Motown Tunneling
When finished in 1993, Wayne County Michigan's $69 million wastewater treatment/sewer project will link outlying areas such as Dearborn with sewage treatment facilities in...

The Caisson Solution
Detroit is expanding its wastewater treatment plant to drastically reduce combined sewer overflows. The expansion, however, is being done on an extremely congested 4 acre tract of land...

Database Management for the Detroit Industrial Pretreatment Program (II)

Introduction to Immersed Tube Tunneling Symposium
Today's Symposium on Immersed Tube Tunneling is a continuation of a series of papers that began at Construction Congress '89 with discussion of mined tunnel subaqueous...

Rehab Roundup
The concrete exterior of San Franciso's Coit Tower was damaged and the murals were being destroyed by water infiltrating the structure. Interactive Resources, Inc., Point...

People Movers Move Downtown
Although the people mover has become a common sight at major airports in the U.S. and abroad, the sleek high tech vehicles have yet to establish themselves as a cost effective mode of...

Instrumentation of Landfill Cover Liners: Moisture Transport Studies
Accurate estimation of the amount of water leaking through the cover liner, into the landfill, is vital for estimating the possible amount of leachate that can be generated into a landfill...

Application of the ASPEN System for Simulation of the Detroit Waste Water Treatment Plant
The objective of this study is to simulate the Detroit Wastewater Treatment Plant (DWWTP) using the Advanced System for Process Engineering (ASPEN). The primary treatment facility has...

Prediction and Reality of Ridership for the DPM in Detroit, Michigan, USA

Detroit People Mover Implementation to Year One

 

 

 

 

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