Assessing Infrastructure’s True Costs
Life cycle cost analysis can help engineers make decisions about materials and design that in turn will affect the operating and maintenance costs of infrastructure over the long term. This data-driven...

Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part B: Pavements
The Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part B: Pavements will contain technical and professional articles on the planning, design, construction, maintenance, and operation of airport, roadway and other...

Testing the New Locks (part of "A Greater Wonder")
The recently completed third set of locks at the Panama Canal incorporates several civil components and hydraulic design features that are intended to reduce routine maintenance and conserve water. For...

Former Railroad Maintenance Building to Become Dutch Library, Public Hall

Summary, Conclusions, and Recommendations
Civil engineers have responsibilities for the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of physical infrastructures. These infrastructures include all types of buildings,...

Geosynthetic Materials Help Build Optimized Infrastructure
In recent years, the world has begun to realize the negative impacts that limited infrastructure can have on economic growth and the well-being of humankind. Our infrastructure challenges...

Introduction
Many institutions and private industry organizations have prepared guidance documents with the latest scientific and engineering information on proper design, installation, maintenance,...

Maintenance
While site selection and proper construction are the most critical factors in establishing that permeable pavements function as designed, all must be inspected and maintained to maximize...

Permeable Pavement Research Needs
The implementation of permeable pavement installations and practices are expanding and becoming more commonplace. With this increased usage comes expanded and improved information on design,...

Shaft Considerations
Jacking and receiving shaft locations should be selected to minimize the number of shafts and disruptions while not exceeding the practical limits of the drive lengths achievable for a...

Existing Sewer Evaluation and Rehabilitation
Fully revised and updated, this authoritative volume offers the most comprehensive information available on maintenance, repair, rehabilitation, and replacement of existing sewers. This...

Refrigerated Foundations
Refrigeration systems used to cool foundations on frozen ground can be classified as either active or passive, depending on whether external energy is used to power the systems. If pumps,...

In-Service Considerations
Generally, little or no preventative maintenance is required on fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) poles. This chapter discusses factors that could affect the performance of FRP poles after...

Administration, Operations and Maintenance Facility Contents
This chapter provides an overview of water and wastewater administration, operations and maintenance facility contents. Checklists are included....

Capacity, Management, Operations and Maintenance (CMOM) Overview
Attendees will have a better understanding of the new policy and the benefits of compliance. The purpose of the CSO Rule or CMOM by EPA is creating a wave of activity across the country....

The Effects of Maintenance and Rehabilitation Alternatives for Asphalt Pavements in New England and New York

Effectiveness of Preventative Maintenance Strategies for AC Pavements Based on LTPP Distress Data

Teams and Teamwork: The Potential
Deliberate efforts to develop teamwork in most work groups can clearly improve productivity, communication, schedule maintenance, cost control, work quality, individual satisfaction, and...

Natural Hazards Review
The Natural Hazards Review stands on the realization that natural disaster losses result from interactions between the physical world, the constructed environment, and the character of...

Urban Public Transportation System of the Municipality of Beijing and Its Operations and Use by People
The Beijing Municipal Government operates a subway rail system and a surface system of trolleybuses, buses, jitneys and taxis. The Beijing Subway Corporation runs the subway system, and...

 

 

 

 

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