The New Dominion
The $400-million Dominion Boulevard Improvement Project, finished in 2016, is the largest locally administered project completed in the Commonwealth of Virginia to date. The project transformed Dominion...

Wider and Deeper (part of "A Greater Wonder")
A key component of the recent Panama Canal expansion involved the widening and deepening of Gatun Lake, the artificial lake that serves as the canal's reservoir, and the deepening of the Culebra Cut (also...

Testing the New Locks (part of "A Greater Wonder")
The recently completed third set of locks at the Panama Canal incorporates several civil components and hydraulic design features that are intended to reduce routine maintenance and conserve water. For...

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...

Measurement and Analysis of Ice Forces on Cook Inlet Structures

Poetic Crossing
Named for Georgia's first national poet, Sidney Clopton Lanier, the new Sidney Lanier Bridge, spanning the Brunswick River in the city of Brunswick, is an elegant structure...

A Better Barrier
Seepage problems have troubled the Walter F. George Lock and Dam, on the Chattahoochee River, for more than 40 years. Construction of a deep positive cutoff wall is nearing completion,...

The Water Resources Development Act for Restoration of Urban Waterway Superfund Sites
The objective of this paper is to provide information for interested parties to use in their evaluation of WRDA as a potential authority for completion of sediment remediation and restoration...

Monitored Natural Recovery and Dredging Decision Analysis at Bellingham Bay, Washington
The Whatcom Waterway Site, located within inner Bellingham Bay, Washington consists of intertidal and subtidal aquatic lands within and adjacent to the Whatcom Waterway in Bellingham,...

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...

Tidal Inlet Circulation: Observations, Model Skill and Momentum Balances

San Diego Regional Beach Sand Project
The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) is proposing the San Diego Regional Beach Sand Project to replenish the County's beaches. SANDAG represents the Cities within San Diego...

Sand Rights: A Case Study of the Hamptons' Beaches
The long Federal groins emplaced at Westhampton Beach in the 1960s resulted in accelerated erosion downdrift. The severe nor'easter of December 11-12, 1992 brought the issue to a climax...

Evaluation Plan for the Group Evaluation of Soil Stabilization and Dust Suppression Products
This Evaluation Plan describes the nature and scope of an evaluation to determine the performance aspects and the environmental impacts of soil stabilization and dust suppression products. A number of...

Status of the Scour Evaluation of Bridges over Waterways in the United States

Determining Contraction Scour

Scour Monitoring at Johns Pass and Nassau Sound, Florida
Scour monitoring instruments were installed on two bridges spanning tidal inlets in Florida as part of a research project to develop scour instrumentation. Previous prototype installations...

An Engineering Analysis of Sedimentation in Tidal Inlets

Indian River Inlet: Is There a Solution?

A Tidal Inlet Bridge Scour Assessment Model

 

 

 

 

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