Permanent Sensors Turn Construction Project into Long-term Research Study (part of "Room To Grow")
The Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) at Cambridge University, in conjunction with Arup, has placed fibre-optic cables that will serve as permanent sensors on the underground structure...

Global Undergrounds: Exploring Cities Within, Edited by Paul Dobraszczyk, Carols López Galviz, and Bradley L. Garrett. London: Reaktion Books Ltd., 2016

Challenges and Risks of Jet Grouting in a Congested Urban Environment
In the heart of London, one of Europe's largest jet grouting contracts is nearing completion. The jet grouting is part of the overall 7-year-long upgrade project to London...

A Sensitive Application of Modern Engineering for the Tower of London

Great Hall
One of the most provocative structures gracing the London landscape, the new City Hall, at More London, is also a world-class model of energy-efficient design....

Advancing Under London
Bored tunnels account for more than 20 percent of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link, the high-speed rail line that will connect the Channel Tunnel with London upon its completion in 2007. In...

Twin Crossings
The Hungerford Bridge actually comprises twin pedestrian bridges that are being constructed on either side of an operational 19th century railway bridge over the River Thames in London....

Ties to Excellence
The new Exhibition Center London (ExCeL) on the north side of the Royal Victoria Dock in London is just one of many structures altering the Docklands' landscape. The roof...

London Socioeconomic, Land Use and Travel Patterns: Position Statement, Issues and Solutions
The major cities of the European Union are facing a congestion crisis as a result of inadequate investment in both road mass transit infrastructure over the last forty years. In particular,...

Roadspace Reallocation Increasing Bus Use
This paper briefly outlines the history and current development of the role of the bus and how roadspace re-allocation particularly through bus priority is used to increase public transport...

Sand Transport Through and Around the Main Breakwater at East London

Control of Settlement in Compensation Grouting: Jubilee Line in London

A Pier to Moor ARDM-1 Floating Drydock, New London

Borehole Recharge - A Drought Management Strategy in N. London, UK

Managing London's Traffic Problems - Developing and Introducing the Red Routes

The Channel Tunnel: Larger Than Life, and Late
The Channel tunnel opens in May, but passenger service will be delayed while final testing on trains and electrical systems are completed. The English Channel tunnel crossing is the world's...

Transit Network Modelling—A New Approach
London's underground is one of the world's largest heavy-rail underground systems. London underground Limited (LUL) is the main rapid transit operator in London, and is financed directly...

London Linkage
Although it measures just 1.8 km, the Limehouse Link tunnel in London is both a complex engineering project and a gateway to urban renewal. The link is a $350 million highway tunnel connecting...

Turnkey Contractor Procurement for System Improvements
This paper describes the development of a procurement method and documents issued to bidders for improvements to the Docklands Light Railway, London, England. The bidders were required...

Aspects of the Behavior of Clays on Drying
The drying behavior of compacted London Clay mixed with varying proportions of fine sand is examined, measuring the changes of sample volume, water content and suction. Particular attention...

 

 

 

 

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