Ditch the Ditch
The Michigan Ditch tunnel project is noteworthy because of its unique mix of challenging engineering problems, risk mitigation measures, novel evaluation and design, and innovative delivery method. The...

A Place for Penguins
The Detroit Zoo’s Polk Penguin Conservation Center has created a habitat for Antarctic and subantarctic penguins designed to match their natural environment to the fullest extent possible. In addition...

Decision Support Within the Au Sable River Watershed

Exceeding Expectations
As part of an upgrade of a Michigan wastewater treatment plant, project designers are responding to community demands for a high-performing facility. The result - the largest membrane...

Micropiles to the Rescue
When a Michigan energy concern began upgrading the equipment in one of its operating power plants, engineers were asked to find an economical and nondisruptive way to support the new loads...

Winged Victory
Located on the western shore of Lake Michigan, the $100 million, 142,050 sq ft (13,100 m³) addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum is the creation of architect, artist, and engineer Santiago...

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),...

Replacement Strategy
Water Works II, a $275-million water treatment plant currently under construction in Detroit, is redefining the way that such projects are let and built. In 1980 the city initiated a program...

Hydrodynamic modeling for the 1998 Lake Michigan Coastal Turbidity Plume Event

Lake Michigan Forecast System and the Prospects for a Sediment Transport Model

Bridging Substance with Style
Engineers used an elegant form to come up with a functional solution when designing the new Damen Avenue Arch in Chicago. Two steel ribs, created using heat induction bending, closely...

Evaluation of Landslide Hazards with Ground-Penetrating Radar, Lake Michigan Coast

A GIS-Linked Flood and Erosion Prediction System for Lake Michigan

Sedimentation and Harbor Hydrodynamics at U.S. Coast Guard Station, Port Huron, Michigan

A Risk-Based Approach to Subsurface NORM Disposal
(No paper) Naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM) has become an environmental concern for the petroleum industry. NORM scales results when naturally occurring radium co-precipitates...

Detroit Downtown People Mover: Ten Years After

The Quincy Mine Tramway

Interstate Mediation As an Alternative to Litigation: Resolving Illinois' Lake Michigan Diversion Dispute

Modeling Thermal Structure and Circulation in Lake Michigan

Restoring Wetland Hydrology in Farmed Wetlands

 

 

 

 

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