Big River Crossing
The Harahan Bridge, a double-track railroad bridge built in 1916, spans the Mississippi River between Memphis, Tennessee, and West Memphis, Arkansas. A century later, one of the former wagonways on the...

Modeling to Prevent Disaster: The Waterways Experiment Station
Out of the tragedy of the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Waterways Experiment Station, the premier hydraulics research lab in the United States, was born....

A Pioneering Structure: The Eads Bridge
Though he was not trained as an engineer, James Buchanan Eads had the vision and will to design one of the great bridges of the 19th century. The Eads Bridge, spanning the Mississippi River at St. Louis,...

Canals, Cutoffs, and the Vicksburg Campaign
During the American Civil War, the term “Union” was used to refer to the United States of America, and specifically to the national government and the 20 free states and five border slave states that supported...

A Foundation Engineering Trip Down the Mississippi: Foundations for Mississippi River Bridges from Minnesota to Louisiana
Huckleberry Finn had his adventure, but for those interested in foundation engineering, this article will float you down the Mississippi River on your own encounter with the many bridges...

Wind Damage in Hurricane Frederic

Tornado Wind Effects on the Grand Gulf Cooling Tower

Offshore Technology in Civil Engineering
Hall of Fame Papers from the Early Years: Volume Seven
Prepared by the Program Committee of the Offshore Technology Conference of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE. This series presents...

Geologic Mapping for Offshore Engineering, Mississippi Delta

Waves '93: Opening Remarks by Robert L. Wiegel

The Degrading Mississippi Delta: How Much Longer Can it be Sustained?

Evaluating Soils and Hazards in the Mississippi Canyon

Offshore Technology in Civil Engineering
Hall of Fame Papers from the Early Years: Volume Five
Prepared by the Program Committee, Offshore Technology Conference, of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE. This series presents...

Hurricane Katrina: Geotechnical Observations in Biloxi, Mississippi

Emergency Preparedness
This section provides a brief summary of the emergency preparedness plans for Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana....

Highway Bridges Performance and Repair
This chapter covers highway bridges performance and repair. Bridges in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama are discussed....

Railroad Performance and Repair
This chapter covers railroad performance and repair. Railroads in Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi are discussed....

Roadway Performance and Repair
This chapter covers roadway performance and repair. Roadways in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama are discussed....

Rerouting and Traffic Demands
This chapter examines rerouting and traffic demands in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama....

Data Collection and Documentation of Flooding Downstream of a Dam Failure in Mississippi

 

 

 

 

Return to search