Innovative Methods Used in the Design and Construction of the New Tacoma Narrows Bridge
On September 25, 2002, Notice-to-Proceed for a Design/Build Agreement was issued by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), directing Tacoma Narrows Constructors (TNC)...

The New Tacoma Narrows Suspension Bridge Introductory Project Information
On September 25, 2002, Notice-to-Proceed for a design-build agreement was issued by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), directing Tacoma Narrows Constructors (TNC),...

Observations on Low-Speed Aeroelasticity
A brief history of developments in the field of low-speed aeroelasticity is provided in the context of application to long-span bridge structures. The paper begins with summary of some...

A Glass Act
The Museum of Glass under construction in Tacoma, Washington, is the centerpiece of a plan to develop brownfield sites on the Thea Foss Waterway. The $57.3-million museum project includes...

Competence or Collapse
Gottshall, the winner of ASCE's Daniel W. Mead Prize for a paper on ethics by younger members, refers to the large-scale damage from recent earthquakes in Turkey as well as...

Compatibility With Post-Cleanup Property Development As a Criterion to Shape Remedial Solutions: An Example From the Combined Remediation of the Port of Tacoma Blair Waterway and Blair Backup Properties Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma's Second Supply Project Challenges and Solutions

All Dressed Up and No Place to Go: FERC Hydro Regulation after Tacoma

Innovations in Major Suspension Bridge Design
Before the Tacoma disaster, the trend in bridge-building is on increasing slenderness. But since its occurrence, a high degree of aerodynamic stability is required. Presented are designs...

Comparison of Predicted and Measured Settlement of a Test Embankment Over Soft Soil
A test embankment was instrumented with six (6) settlement plates, three (3) vertical extensometers, two (2) inclinometers, and two (2) horizontal profilers in order to verify settlement...

Port of Tacoma Milwaukee Waterway Nearshore Fill Design

Wynoochee Lake and Dam—Flood Storage Reevaluation Study
With the desire to increase the revenue generating potential of the Wynoochee Lake and Dam Project the cities of Tacoma and Aberdeen, Washington, have pursued the potential for retro-fitting...

Integrated Water Resource Planning—A Northwest Case Study
The City of Tacoma Water Division recently incorporated integrated resource planning into its comprehensive water system planning process. This method of planning considers demand-side...

Effects of Estuarine Habitat Quality on Juvenile Salmon: I. Chemical Contaminant Exposure and II. Altered Growth and Immune Function
Some urban estuaries on the west coast of the US are important habitats for several species of juvenile salmon and receive multiple stresses from human activities. Because these estuaries...

Beyond the Airport Terminal: People Mover Technologies at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has been on the forefront of using people mover technology since the early 1970s and the installation of the Westinghouse Satellite Transit System...

Underground Refrigeration Outlets
This paper discusses facilities for underground refrigeration at terminal at Port of Tacoma, to provide services to Evergreen line, the worlds largest container shipping company....

Retrofitting a Regional Stormwater Facility
The City of Tacoma, Washington, constructed a regional stormwater detention facility in the Leach Creek watershed in 1961 to permit development in the southwest corner of the City while...

Tacoma Terminal Designed for Flexibility

Dredging and Disposal of Contaminated Sediments: Port of Tacoma Case Studies

Classic Wood Structures
Wood has been used in a wide range of structural applications. When properly maintained, these structures can have a useful life from 50 years to several centuries. Thirty-seven unusual...

 

 

 

 

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