Attractive Alternative
The Lewis and Clark Bridge, an elegant cable-stayed bridge with diamond-shaped towers, connects highways in Indiana and Kentucky that had long been truncated and provides a clear alternative for interstate...

Becoming Greener with Green Sand: An Iron Castings Company Devises an Environmentally Friendly Liner System Reusing Foundry Byproduct
Metalcasting is one of the oldest methods of recycling—humans have a few millennia worth of experience with the technique—but today's industry still battles public preconceptions...

Par Excellence
A 50-year-old Brownfield with a mountainous pile of steel slag has been remediate and developed into a recreational site that boasts a free golf course for inner-city youth, a championship-quality...

Montioring and Modeling of Tandem Breakwater System at Hammond, IN
A tandem breakwater system was constructed in 1989-90 to provide protection for a large marina at Hammond, IN, at the south end of Lake Michigan. A five year monitoring program (1993-98),...

Draining in a New Direction
(Available on in special edition) Wick drains can stabilize slopes and landslides by accelerating soil consolidation and settlement. But conventional wick drains, driven vertically into...

Evaluation of Historical Scour at Selected Stream Crossings in Indiana

Geotechnical Performance of a Highway Embankment Constructed Using Waste Foundry Sand
A highway embankment was constructed near Auburn, Indiana, using waste foundry sand (WFS) as a demonstration project for the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT). Laboratory testing...

Bioremediation in the Highway Environment
Three Case Studies
Prepared by the Environmental Technology Evaluation Center (EvTEC) and the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), CERF Service Centers. ...

Infrastructure Visionaries
The city of Indianapolis is investigating the long-term structural integrity of its infrastructure, in an unusual effort for U.S. municipalities. Most cities are strapped for cash and...

Salvaged Sand
Waste foundry sand has been rediscovered as a road construction material now that environmental concerns about its use have been laid to rest. Certain types of waste foundry sand, a by-product...

Indianapolis Uses New Radar Technology to Refine Hyetographs for CSO Model and SSES Studies
Indianapolis is the first city in the country to install the French-developed technology designed by urban hydrologists to accurately measure rainfall between rain gauges. Installed in...

Evaluation of Potential Impacts to Endangered Species that Use Wetland Areas: A Case Study
A proposed runway extension in an airport adjacent to a large riverine system and containing a small perennial branch of the riverine system would result in loss and modification of forested...

Balancing Aviation, Highway, and Development Needs: Multimodal Planning at Indianapolis International Airport

The Development and Implementation of the Indiana Bridge Management System

Air-Supported Roof Redux
Long-span, low profile, air-supported roofs have been dramatic additions to a dozen public arenas built in the 1970s and early 1980s. The advantages of these roofs were overshadowed by...

Development of a Drought Warning System for Indiana

Drainage Network Simulation Using Digital Elevation Models

Indianapolis' Aquifer Strategic Defense Initiative

Rubble-Mound Breakwater Wave-Attenuation and Stability Tests Burns Waterway Harbor, Indiana

Seismic Isolation in Bridges
In the U.S., the use of seismic isolation in new bridge construction and retrofit projects has been growing as awareness of seismic risk has spread across the country since the 1971 San...

 

 

 

 

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