Highway Engineers Seek Options as Study Shows Road Salt Threatens Freshwater Lakes

Wider and Deeper (part of "A Greater Wonder")
A key component of the recent Panama Canal expansion involved the widening and deepening of Gatun Lake, the artificial lake that serves as the canal's reservoir, and the deepening of the Culebra Cut (also...

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway
The parallel bridges that make up the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway are the longest continuous bridges over water in the world, and the causeway’s designers pioneered the use of prestressed concrete....

Salt Lake Tabernacle
The elongated, domed Salt Lake Tabernacle boasted the longest clear-span roof in North America when it opened, in 1867. The novel system of lattice arches was built by settlers with no formal training...

Wider and Deeper (part of "A Greater Wonder")
A key component of the recent Panama Canal expansion involved the widening and deepening of Gatun Lake, the artificial lake that serves as the canal's reservoir, and the deepening of the Culebra Cut (also...

Raising Gatun Lake (part of "A Greater Wonder")
Raising the maximum operating level of Gatun Lake was one of the four main undertakings of the Panama Canal expansion project. Its goal was to increase the storage capacity for water used for human consumption...

Raising Gatun Lake (part of "A Greater Wonder")
Raising the maximum operating level of Gatun Lake was one of the four main undertakings of the Panama Canal expansion project. Its goal was to increase the storage capacity for water used for human consumption...

Appendix A Lake Superior Regulation: Addressing Uncertainty in Upper Great Lakes Water Levels
This back matter contains appendix A....

Report Details Ways to Halt Movement of Species Between Mississippi River, Great Lakes Basins

Toledo Water Crisis Highlights Need to Reduce Phosphorus in Lake Erie

2013 OPAL Gala Award Videos
Introductions for ASCE's 2013 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award finalists along with the acceptance speech of the winner, the Alvarado Water Treatment Plant....

Calendar: Bridges 2013
Featured bridges are: Kurilpa Bridge, Brisbane, Australia; La Roche-sur-Yon Footbridge, La Roche-sur-Yon, France; I-35W St. Anthony Falls Bridge (MN); High Trestle Trail Bridge (IA); Glenfinnan...

NewsBriefs: Engineers Drain Lake under a Glacier On Mont Blanc (BBC News)

NewsBriefs: British Researchers to Sample Antarctic Lake (BBC)

Seepage Problems Plague Construction of Lake Mead's Third Intake Project

Restoring the Winton Lake Bridge

Federal 'Action Plan' Sets Ambitious Goals for Great Lakes Restoration

NewsBriefs: China Turns to Algae-Eating Fish To Save Lake

Peoria Lake Dredging Project Kicks Off Illinois River Basin Restoration

Dead Pool: Lake Powell, Global Warming, and the Future of Water in the West by James Lawrence Powell. Berkeley, California; University of California Press, 2008

 

 

 

 

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