Tunneling a Bridge
Linking an addition to the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta required a pedestrian tunnel through a railroad embankment 100 ft wide and 40 ft high, with no disruption of train service...

Geologic Mapping of Compressed Air Tunnels in Atlanta

Tunnelling in Soil and Rock
The relationship between tunnel design and construction is covered with emphasis on case histories of field measurements and performance. A general report emphasizes the importance of...

Subway
Peachtree Center Station is the only mined transit station in the U.S. using reinforced native rock for permanent support. The station, serving some 34,000 patrons a day, is the largest...

Intra-CBD Secondary Travel Patterns of Downtown Workers
Previous Downtown People Mover (DPM) feasibility studies have shown that the majority of the average daily DPM trips will be made by downtown workers during their travel to and from the...

Example Cost of 3-D FEM for Underground Openings
The use of three-dimensional finite element methods for the analysis of underground structures has been limited in practice, partially because of their supposed high costs. A more quantitative...

Ground Anchors in Atlanta

Managing Joint Ventures in Large Public Projects
The history and current organization of the joint venture—serving serving as the general engineering consultant to the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority—are are briefly reviewed....

Air Monitoring Network Design: Case Study
This paper addresses the problem of air monitoring network design in the metropolitan Atlanta area. Use of a quantitative location model is described as part of a general solution procedure...

Atlanta Airport Terminal Complex
The passenger terminal complex at Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport has a unique configuration, conceived to minimize the inter-plane transfer of passengers. The...

Project Management — Pulling It All Together
The project management organization and relationships for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority and its General Engineering Consultant are reviewed in summary form. No new innovative...

Atlanta's New Central Passenger Terminal Complex
When the new Central Passenger Terminal Complex at the Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport opens in September, 1980, it will be the largest airport terminal complex in the world....

Atlanta's New Airport Terminal—One Year Early, Within Budget
At Atlanta's new airport terminal complex the landside functions (ticketing and baggage) are in a two-building complex, and the airside activities (airplane gates and waiting...

Chattahoochee River Thermal Alterations
A coupled flow-temperature model was applied to a 43.12-mile (69.39-km) reach of the Chattahoochee River starting in the urbanized section of Atlanta, Ga. The water temperature changed...

Modeling Nitrogen, Oxygen, Chattahoochee River, Ga.
A steady-state nitrogen, carbonaceous biochemical oxygen demand (CBOD), and dissolved oxygen (DO) model of a 67-mile (108-km) reach of the Chattahoochee River, near Atlanta, Ga., was calibrated...

First Line of Atlanta's New Transit System Opens
With lessons learned from San Francisco and Washington, D.C., Atlanta hopes to avoid some of the problems encountered by those cities in building and operating its new transit system....

The Influence of Larger Air Carrier Aircraft on the Planning at Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport

Storage-Treatment Mixes for Stormwater Control
A methodology to estimate the cost of controlling pollution from urban storm related discharges is presented. This procedure was used to assess pollution from combined sewer overflows...

Patronage Forecasting for Downtown People Movers
Studies were performed for the Southeastern Michigan Transportation Authority and Georgia Department of Transportation to determine the feasibility of Downtown People Mover (DPM) Systems...

Busway Versus Rail Transit — A Land-Use Perspective
Inherent in the decision between implementing a busway and rail branch are perceived or expected land-use impacts attributed to each mode. External to the decision-maker, time and market...

 

 

 

 

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