Powerful Upgrade
As the northeastern United States moves forward in developing offshore wind energy, marine infrastructure will be required to meet the logistical needs associated with receiving, storing, and preparing...

Characterizing the Pathways and Characteristics of Nutrients Discharging from Ground-Water to Surface Water
Any investigation of surface-water quality for a lake or pond requires accurate estimates of the contributing contaminant or nutrient loads. In many cases, inflow from the adjacent ground...

Real-Time In-Lake Networking of Water Quality Sensors for Management and Research in Upper Mystic Lake, Aberjona Watershed, MA

Redox Balance of Upper Mystic Lake and Effects on Cycling of Watershed-Derived Metals

Northern Exposure
Traffic growth on a Massachusetts highway leading to New Hampshire called for new lanes and replacement of all of the bridges. Wide medians aided the work; narrow ones complicated matters....

A Retrofit for Long Lake
To reduce the effects of storm-water runoff on Long Lake, in Littleton, Massachusetts, the town is implementing a variety of low-impact solutions within the lake's highly...

Neponset Fish Passage and Habitat Restoration Project
This project was initiated to examine the feasibility of restoring fish passage, aquatic habitat and riparian habitat on the downstream reach of the Neponset River in Milton and Boston,...

Keeping It Rolling
Thanks to a complex construction staging scheme and a temporary tieback support system, workers were able to rehabilitate an aging rolling lift bridge in Boston....

A River Runs through It
The new stadium under construction for the New England Patriots is architecturally and structurally unique, but it is also attracting attention for another reason: the restoration of a...

The Road to Reuse
Many types of wastes and by-products have potential uses in the highway environment. Applications for recycled materials include asphalt pavement, portland cement concrete pavement, granular...

Compaction Grout Columns for Track Support

QA/QC for CA/T Deep Soil-Cement

Wireless Warnings
Formwork failures cause dozens of construction-related deaths per year, but most can be avoided by adequate monitoring. The problem is, most monitors must be hard-wired to a computer on...

The Transportation Element of the Massachusetts SIP

Trenchless Transformation
The Framingham Extension Sewer (FES) was constructed of reinforced-concrete pipe in the mid-1950s as part of the wastewater collection system for the greater Boston area. Age and hydrogen...

Design Live Loads for Parking Garages
The objective of this research project is to obtain a better understanding of parking garage live loads and to recommend an appropriate value for design. A load survey was conducted in...

4D Modeling and Simulation for the Modernization of Logan International Airport: A Case Study

Quality Control and Quality Assurance Plan for Bridge Channel-Stability Assessments in Massachusetts

Walled In (Available in Geoenvironmental Special Issue only)
Of the many challenging aspects of the $10.8 billion, 7.5 mi long Central Artery Project in Boston, the construction of soldier pile, tremie concrete (SPTC) walls under the existing elevated...

Through Frozen Ground
The most difficult section of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's (MBTA) Silver Line transit corridor project is approximately 112 m (400 ft) of tunnel below...

 

 

 

 

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