Subsurface Utility Engineering and Megaprojects: Avoiding Underground Conflicts Helps Speed Project Delivery
Experienced project owners realize that utility conflicts can be risky and pose unexpected impacts on the cost and delivery of projects, especially in urban settings. To help overcome these impacts, Subsurface...

The SoFi Stadium Perimeter Wall: A Retaining Wall Helps Avoid Encroaching on LAX Airspace
SoFi Stadium, one of the two newest venues in the National Football League, opened in September 2020 after breaking ground in November 2016. The stadium hosts NFL games for the Rams and Chargers, and will...

Cost Considerations
Cost is an important consideration when comparing microtunneling with other construction methods. Direct costs should not be the only consideration. Microtunneling has other benefits that...

Innovative Use of a Groin Structure: Saving Cost, Shortening the Schedule, and Minimizing Impacts
Almost any type of construction activity can pose a shock to the surrounding environment and habitat. Obviously, the extent of the impact will depend on the location of the project and...

Learning by Doing: The Real Connection between Innovation, Wages, and Wealth, By James Bessen. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2015

Comparing Costs on Driven Pile Projects

The Engineering Income and Salary Survey Standard Report
Trends Analysis, Policies, and Practice
The Salary Survey of 2010 is an engineering income and salary survey....

The Engineering Income and Salary Survey
Trends Analysis, Policies, and Practices
The Salary Survey of 2009 is an engineering income and salary survey....

Book Review: The Coming Economic Collapse: How You Can Thrive When Oil Costs $200 a Barrel by Stephen Leeb, Ph.D., with Glen C. Strathy. New York: Warner Business Books, 2006

Minimizing the Cost of Maintaining Supply Reliability Through the Use of Water Transfers

How to Work Effectively with Consulting Engineers
Getting the Best Project at the Right Price for Your Public Constituents
This manual is a comprehensive revision of the previous edition that addresses the procurement of engineering services for a quality project. It outlines the functions of the consulting...

Book Review: Groundwater and Soil Remediation: Process Design and Cost Estimating of Proven Technologies by Marve Hyman and R. Ryan Dupont. Reston, Virginia: ASCE Press, 2001

Post-Yield Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Membrane Elements—The Hsu/Zhu Ratios

Full-Scale Testing of Developed Hybrid Foundation

Symptom-Based Reliability of Aging Infrastructure Systems
Ideally, aging infrastructure systems should be monitored for safety and repaired in case of need. Eventually, authors believe that symptom-based reliability will be useful for safety...

Small-Diameter Round Timber Connections
An over stocking of trees having diameters less than 20 cm, as measured 1.52 m off the ground presents a major fire hazard to over 54 million acres of National Forest land. Improving the...

Fundamental Laboratory Investigation of Compensation Grouting in Clay

Empirical Cost Savings Using an Internet-Based Construction Management System

Application of the Texas A&M University (TAMU) Dredging Cost Model to Long Distance Transport
To develop intelligent decisions about moving sediment long distances to the coast from dams, the cost becomes a major factor. The cost will be a function of many factors including cleaning...

Low Cost Sand Re-Nourishment to Combat Chronic Beach Erosion: Long Beach, California
The City of Long Beach has analyzed and attempted numerous methods of beach erosion control and mitigation along Peninsula Beach. With the exception of beach nourishment, nothing has proven...

 

 

 

 

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