An Interception by Boston

by Dennis J. Doherty, P.E., Sr. Civ. Engr.; Bryant Associates, Inc., 77 North Washington St., Boston, MA,
Irene McSweeney Woodfall, P.E., (M.ASCE), Deputy Director of Construction; Boston Water and Sewer Commission, 425 Summer St., Boston, MA 02210,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1996, Vol. 66, Issue 10, Pg. 45-47

Document Type: Feature article


Engineers in Boston were recently challenged to design a rehabilitation and replacement for sections of the 60-year-old St. James Avenue sewer system. Approximately 20,000 vehicles per day pass each street over the 5,000 m of sewer line that needed attention.

Subject Headings: Sewers | Rehabilitation | Vehicles | Streets | Highway and road design | Boston | Massachusetts | United States

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