Characterization of Interaction of Surface Water and Groundwater in the El Paso Lower Valley of Texas
El Paso is located in the Chihuahua desert and prone to long periods of extreme drought. With the river drought, regional irrigation districts only received 34% and 38%of a full water...

Geotechnical Challenges in the Design and Construction of Petronas Towers

The New Tacoma Narrows Suspension Bridge Introductory Project Information
On September 25, 2002, Notice-to-Proceed for a design-build agreement was issued by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), directing Tacoma Narrows Constructors (TNC),...

Glen Oaks: Design and Implementation of a Riparian Regional Detention Facility

Introduction

Safety Concepts and Risk Management

Load Modeling

Reliability Analysis

Soils and Foundations

Assessment of Existing Structures

Quality Management of Structural Design

Toronto Takes Off
Travelers using Toronto's Pearson International Airport will soon be passing through a new, state-of-the-art terminal, the centerpiece of a 10-year airport redevelopment project....

Exceeding Expectations
As part of an upgrade of a Michigan wastewater treatment plant, project designers are responding to community demands for a high-performing facility. The result - the largest membrane...

Crossing the Hollandsch Diep
The design/build team charged with creating an aesthetically pleasing bridge in the Netherlands for high-speed rail faced tough requirements, among them tight construction tolerances and...

Finished With a Flourish
The Walt Disney Concert Hall has survived budgeting shortfalls, a major earthquake, and formidable design changes to become an evocative beacon for the arts in downtown Los Angeles....

A More Perfect Union
Established to promote greater public understanding of the United States Constitution, the National Constitution Center facility in Philadelphia is a structure of complex geometries articulated...

Transformation on the Sound
The recently completed renovation and expansion of the Sound School - a unique vocational school devoted to the study of aquaculture in New Haven, Connecticut - benefited greatly from...

A Tale of Two Towers: The Foundations
In preparing two lots in New York City's Times Square as sites for modern skyscrapers, engineers devised foundations and structural systems that would allow for subway lines,...

A Tale of Two Towers: The Structures
In preparing two lots in New York City's Times Square as sites for modern skyscrapers, engineers devised foundations and structural systems that would allow for subway lines,...

Rock on Down the Road
The reconstruction of 11 miles of U.S. Highway 52 through the heart of Rochester, Minnesota-known as the Roc 52 project-appears poised to become the standard by which all design/build...

 

 

 

 

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