Ten Top Projects for 1988

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1988, Vol. 58, Issue 7, Pg. 68-71

Document Type: Feature article


The other Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement nominees make up an impressive collection of projects. They are notable for innovative management techniques, state-of-the-art engineering technology and the integration of environmental and humanitarian concerns. The 1988 OCEA roundup has everything from a vertical lift bridge as big as a football field to what may be America's most beautiful highway. The projects include: The 108 ft by 320 ft Danziger Vertical Lift Bridge; the new 10 mi Franconia Notch Highway; the $325 million Renton Treatment Plant effluent transfer system outfall project; a $500,000 Cove Road slope restoration project in Dana Point, Calif.; the reconstruction of the most dangerous stretch of Chicago's Lake Shore Drive; the $73 million Los Angeles Aqueduct Filtration Plant; Pennsylvania's Stage I light rail reconstruction project; the Akron composting facility; and United Airlines Concourse B at Denver, Colo.'s Stapleton Airport.

Subject Headings: Highway bridges | Project management | Movable bridges | Railroad bridges | Light (artificial) | Construction management | Innovation | Environmental issues | United States | Los Angeles | California | Denver | Colorado

Services: Buy this book/Buy this article


Return to search