Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers 2016
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers Vol. 181, 2016 contains abstracts for all ASCE journal and periodical papers and technical notes, Civil Engineering - ASCE feature...

Dream Big: Behind the Engineering
In partnership with MacGillivray Freeman Films and the Bechtel Corporation, ASCE will premiere the film Dream Big: Engineering Our World in giant-screen theaters...

Crowning Glory
The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture was constructed on the last available site for a new museum on the National Mall, in Washington, D.C. Designed by a...

When Things Became Muddy: TVA's Response to Seepage Discharge at Boone Dam
In October 2014, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) profited from investments in a robust dam safety program. This profit did not come in the form of money, but more importantly in the protection of...

Dam Safety Management Using Risk-Informed Decision-Making Methods: A Powerful Tool or an Unnecessary Venture?
This article discusses design standards, safety methods, and risk-informed decision-making methods for dams....

The Case for Tolerable Risk Guidelines to Manage Flood Risk: Nature Bats Last
Since ancient times, people have used levees to reduce flood risk. We have built over 30,000 miles of levees in the U.S., largely on the belief that levies will unconditionally protect people who live...

Open Pit Geotechnics: Designing Slopes for a Very Deep Hole
For most hard rock surface mining operations, the development of an open pit is required to extract the ore resource. In designing an open pit, the challenge is to develop the most cost-effective pit slopes...

Attractive Alternative
The Lewis and Clark Bridge, an elegant cable-stayed bridge with diamond-shaped towers, connects highways in Indiana and Kentucky that had long been truncated and provides a clear alternative for interstate...

Building on a Revolution
The Museum of the American Revolution, located in Philadelphia, tells the story of the colonies’ separation from Britain and pays tribute to George Washington and the soldiers he led. The three-story museum...

Former Railroad Maintenance Building to Become Dutch Library, Public Hall

Designing for a Driverless World
As driverless vehicles enter the nation’s roads, engineers will be called on to keep the streets safe and efficient. To do so will require many changes to our transportation infrastructure, affecting everything...

Ropeless Technology Moves Elevators in New Directions
A reliable, safe, ropeless elevator that can travel both horizontally and vertically is poised to redefine how tall buildings can be engineered....

Parallel Line
The Manahawkin Bay Bridge carries Route 72 from the mainland of Ocean County, New Jersey, to the seaside destination of Long Beach Island. Since the route is the only vehicular link to the island, the...

Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part A: Systems
The Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part A: Systems contains technical and professional engineering articles on the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of air, highway, rail,...

Public Utility Operators Care about Service
Public utility operators care about and strive to maintain infrastructure for the benefit of the public....

Design/Builder Cannot Delegate Jobsite Safety
Engineers, architects, and contractors should always know what they are committing to in their contracts and not think that they can delegate safety responsibilities downstream by including a “flow-down”...

Philadelphia Tower Converted to Hotel, Linked to Convention Center

New Library in Tainan Features Overhanging Stacked Design

Bridge Inspections Come of Age
Arising from the tragic collapse of a West Virginia bridge 50 years ago this month, the National Bridge Inspection Program has helped keep bridges in the United States safe for motorists for decades. The...

Airports on the Rise
As air traffic continues to grow, the nation’s airports face a number of challenges, including ensuring passenger safety and comfort, overcoming limitations on expansion, speeding passenger throughput,...

 

 

 

 

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