A Culvert for Abram Creek

by John Aldrich, P.E., (M.ASCE), Project Manager; Cleveland office of CDM,
Mark Vilem, P.E., Chief Engineer; Cleveland's Dept. of Port Control,
Michael Oakland, P.E., Ph.D., (M.ASCE), Senior Geotechnical Engineer; CDM,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2003, Vol. 73, Issue 11, Pg. 64-69

Document Type: Feature article


To enable Cleveland's airport to expand, a mile-long section of stream located within a deep, steep ravine needed to be buried. The resulting culvert required a design that addressed significant hydraulic, geotechnical, and erosion control issues.

Subject Headings: Culverts | Rivers and streams

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