Rising from the River

by Scott A. Fritzinger, Chief; Geotechnical Section, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, Philadelphia, PA,
Deirdre S. Smith, Project Engineer; Duffield Associates, Inc., Wilmington, DE,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1995, Vol. 65, Issue 12, Pg. 48-50

Document Type: Feature article


The Corps of Engineers completed construction of a 20 Million cu yd dredged material containment facility in the Delaware River in 1990. The authors examine the performance of the geotextile used on the project and examine geotechnical monitoring data obtained on the project.

Subject Headings: High-rise buildings | Construction materials | Dredged materials | Rivers and streams | Geosynthetics | Geotechnical data | Hydrologic data | Delaware | United States

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