Hydraulic and Scour Analysis for Muitiple Crossings of the Salt River, Phoenix, Arizona
Two new freeway systems currently being designed for the Phoenix metropolitan area, the East Papago Freeway and the Outer Loop Highway, will both cross the Salt River within a one mile...

Phoenix Flood Hydrology for Price Expressway
Recently HDR Engineering, Inc. (HDR) completed a study of the off-site stormwater volumes and peak flow rates for the Price Expressway and Santan Freeway in suburban Phoenix. HDR is the...

MacIntosh II True-Color Visual Simulation Project: A Proposed Elevated Rail System for Metropolitan Phoenix
Utilizing new high-resolution, 24-bit true-color technology available for the Macintosh II microcomputer, this project enabled professional consultants and the public to visualize a proposed...

Management of Groundwater Overdraft in the Phoenix, Arizona, Area
By law, the overdrafting of groundwater in the Phoenix, Arizona, area must cease by the year 2025. Safe yield can be achieved by means of conservation, water supply augmentation, and condemnation...

Water Supply and Conservation in a Desert City
The city of Phoenix, a fast growing metropolitan area, set in the northern reaches of the Sonoran Desert, seems to have reached the limits of the western water frontier. Presently, Phoenix...

Commuter Control
Traffic management systems are a relatively new way to expand the capacity of existing highways and to utilize new ones realistically. Several major systems have been in place and new...

Deck Park Covers Phoenix Freeway
The last link in interstate I-10, the coast to coast highway from Florida to California, will be completed in Phoenix, Arizona in 1989. The last eleven-mile section through Phoenix has...

Dams Reborn
The need to rehabilitate dams without draining their valuable reservoirs is impacting the way the Bureau of Reclamation makes modifications. There are no two better examples of this than...

Digester Gas Resource Recovery at Phoenix, Arizona
Until July 1986, the digester gas produced at this 150 million gallon per day facility, in excess of what was utilized for heating anaerobic digesters was flared. In 1983, a feasibility...

Application of Social Science Research Products in Urban Water Resources Planning
Phoenix was spurred to action in 1981 because of the projected depletion of one of its surface water supplies by the summer of 1982. In addressing the projected near-term crisis, it quickly...

Generator/Motors and Adjustable-Speed Drives for Waddell Pumped-Storage Plant
This paper describes the pumping and generating units and associated electrical equipment planned for Waddell Pumped-Storage Plant. Waddell Pumped-Storage Plant is to be located near Phoenix,...

Comparison of Storm Water Management for Phoenix and Washington, D.C. Urban Areas
The design criteria, the methods of analyses, and the estimated costs of construction are compared for two storm water management systems in the Phoenix, Arizona and the Washington, D.C....

Design of an Alluvial Channel Relocation in an Urban Environment
The relocation of a three-mile (4.8 km) reach of the Salt River channel in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona is reviewed. The methods used for hydraulic analysis of this dynamic alluvial channel...

Granite Reef Underground Storage and Recovery Project
The Granite Reef Underground Storage and Recovery Project facility is an integral part of the largest water management system under development for the Phoenix metropolitan area. The project...

Augmenting Water Supply in the Phoenix Area Through Recharge of Surplus Central Arizona Project Water Into the Agua Fria Riverbed
This paper describes the efforts of several months activities in the initial stages of developing a 30,000 feet Demonstration Recharge Facility for surplus Colorado River water on the...

Reclaiming Wastewater in Phoenix, Arizona
This paper examines the role of wastewater effluent reuse in the future water resource management of the City of Phoenix. The paper seeks to explain why a proposal to renovate effluent...

The Urbanization of the Salt River Project
The Salt River Project (SRP) is one of the nation's oldest and most successful agricultural reclamation projects. Formed in 1902, its initial function was to manage the surface...

Steel Plate Girder Alternate I-10/I-17 Interchange
The scope of the Phoenix I-10 Viaduct allowed extensive study for the optimization of this moderate span steel plate girder bridge. The value engineering studies lead to the use of the...

A Decision Support System for Freeway Corridor Analysis
When the scope of a particular corridor study dictates the review and analysis of a relatively large number of road segments along major transportation corridors, the integration of roadway...

Crunch Time for Airport Engineering
Airlines are attracting more passengers, but few new airports are being built. Existing airports are facing problems caused by this added load. One growing burden is aircraft noise at...

 

 

 

 

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