Component Vulnerability Modeling Issues for Analysis of Seismic Risks to Transportation Lifeline Systems

Response Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Frames in Railroad Viaducts Damaged by the Hyogo-Ken-Nanbu Earthquake

Sedimental Journey
A numerical shoreline evolution model was used to examine the shoreline changes associated with the release of 2.3 million m³ of beach-quality sediment from behind Matilija Dam in Ventura...

Compaction Grout Columns for Track Support

Grouting Program Bridges New Building Loads over Unused Railroad Tunnel

Grouting of Elevated Subway Foundations, Brooklyn, NYC

Jet Grout Foundation for Rail Road Bridge

Speeding Across Spain
Spain is extending its high-speed rail system—the Alta Velocidad Española (AVE)—to include a line running from Madrid to Lleida, with stops in Guadalajara and Zaragoza. The line will extend...

Fast Forward
Under the aegis of the French government, the Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Français (French National Railway Society), or SNCF, has built two new bridges, each approximately 1,100...

Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award and Award of Merit for 2001
The outstanding civil engineering achievement award (OCEA) recognizes civil engineering projects that contribute to community well-being, demonstrate resourcefulness in planning and solving...

Rebuilding America's Infrastructure
During the years immediately following World War II, the United States built the greatest infrastructure in the modern world. As we move into the 21st centruy, however, we find that this...

Tunneling with Care
The Mission Valley Light Rail East extension was to run just north of San Diego State University (SDSU), and was to be constructed using a tunnel-boring machine (TBM). But the Metropolitan...

Parkway Payoff
A massive cast-in-place segmental bridge over the James River is the most noticeable part of the $325 million Route 895 toll road project in Richmond, Virginia, but the most innovative...

New Navigation Channel
Among the facilities needed to accommodate Pier 400 at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) was a new navigation channel to handle the increased container and liquid bulk traffic that the port...

Twenty-First Century Terminal
The Port of Los Angeles is already the busiest container facility in the United States, and the eighth busiest in the world. In 2000 it handled some 112 million tons (102 million Mg) of...

The Contributions of Geophysics to the Environmental Cleanup of the Aviano Air Base

Effects of Wildfire on Water Supplies: A Case Study from Denver, Colorado
Wildfires can directly impact municipal water supplies by increasing a watersheds susceptibility to erosion, and thereby potentially increasing the transport of sediment and organic matter...

Design Considerations for the North Railroad Alluvial Fan Levee System in Boulder City, Nevada
This paper presents a drainage study for a flood control levee system in Boulder City, Nevada. This levee system is located below an alluvial fan watershed and was proposed to protect...

High-Performance Highway
Straightening and widening 118 mi (190 km) of state road 44 in northwest New Mexico in under three years required some innovative financing. Not only did the New Mexico State Highway and...

The Future of Airports
Through a series of meetings and surveys, professionals involved in the design, engineering, construction, and maintenance of airports throughout the United States and Canada have identified...

 

 

 

 

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