From Good to Great: The Evolution of Cutoff Wall Quality Control and Verification Techniques
The last three decades have brought tremendous improvements to quality control (QC) procedures for construction and post-construction verification of deep cutoff walls installed in active high-hazard dams....

Video: Tower Design Features Touch-Free Movement for Occupants

Researchers Decode Data-Driven Analysis and Visualization in Geotechnical Engineering Practice

Comprehensive Restoration: Scanning the Terminal
The 87-year-old Cincinnati Union Terminal in Ohio has undergone a comprehensive, $228-million restoration and renovation led by GBBN Architects. As part of that project, which included extensive historic...

California Would Benefit from Increased Anaerobic Digestion of Food Waste, Study Says

The State of Soil Improvement in China: The G-I Soil Improvement Committee’s China Scan Tour
During the last four decades, China has made significant improvement in various sectors of its infrastructure, including high-speed railways, long-span and cross-sea bridges, large dams, long- and large-diameter...

Hands-On, Real-World Education
At George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, one civil engineering professor is flipping his classroom and incorporating video and social media to deliver course content....

Offshore Technology in Civil Engineering
Hall of Fame Papers: Volume 12
This collection contains five papers of coastal engineering significance that were inducted in 2017 into the Hall of Fame at the Offshore Technology Conference....

Self-Healing Concrete Uses Natural Stone Formation Processes

NOAA Projects Rising Sea Levels along U.S. Coasts

Construction Begins on Major Shore Protection System on New Jersey Island

Geotextile Tube Dewatering
Geotextile tubes are made of high-strength, permeable geotextile that, when filled with a slurry, allow water to drain from the tubes while retaining the solids. They can be prefabricated...

Porous Asphalt and Permeable Friction Course Overlays
Porous asphalt typically consists of conventional warm mix asphalt (WMA) or hot mix asphalt (HMA) with significantly reduced fines resulting in an open-graded mixture that allows water...

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...

Applying Scanning Technology to Tunnel Inspections: Leveraging Technology to Reduce the Public Agita
A large number of transit and vehicular tunnels in the New York Metropolitan area were inundated by the tidal surge caused by Super Storm Sandy on October 29, 2012. The storm created major...

Stabilizing Colorado's Rock Slopes by Gluing, Scanning, and Bolting

Distinguished Member Videos - Class of 2010
Introductionsfor and the acceptance speeches ofthose who received ASCE's Distinguished Membership award in 2010. The honorees are ImadL. Al-Qadi, Robert L. Bowen, Robert G....

2011 OCEA Finalists Videos
Introductions for ASCE's 2011 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievementaward finalistsalong with the acceptance speechof the winner, the Louisville Water Company. Also shown...

2013 OPAL Gala Award Videos
Introductions for ASCE's 2013 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award finalists along with the acceptance speech of the winner, the Alvarado Water Treatment Plant....

2012 OPAL Awards Videos
Introductions for ASCE's 2012 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award finalists along with the acceptance speech of the winner, the Hoover Dam Bypass. Also shown are...

 

 

 

 

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