Grading Design Using CADD: Denver International Airport Roadways
Using the terminal access roadway site for the new Denver International Airport as an example, this paper outlines a method for automating the preparation of grading plans and computation...

A Natural Cleanup
For almost 30 years, nonvolatile petroleum hydrocarbons from used motor oil, diesel, gasoline and other automotive fluids had been released to an oil sum at a truck-maintenance facility...

Steel Alternates for the Hoover Dam Bridge
As input to the Environmental Impact Statement studies of appropriate long span bridges were performed for three alternate corridors across the Colorado River near Hoover Dam. Details...

The Long Term Interim Storage of Spent AGR Fuel
This paper describes the work undertaken by Scottish Nuclear Ltd. on the proposal to construct a naturally cooled dry store for spent advanced gas cooled reactor fuel at Tornes Power Station,...

A Systematic Human Factors Assessment of a Department of Energy Facility
This paper presents the methodology for conducting a systematic human factors assessment of the as-built configuration of buildings at the Rocky Flats Plant (RFP). In support of this effort,...

Glen Canyon: The Economic Costs
Revenues from power produced at Glen Canyon Dam are used to support Colorado River Storage Project (CRSP) purposes, to pay O&M costs, and to repay construction costs. Generation...

The Economic Value of Trout Fishery Management Programs
The contingent valuation method is used to estimate the economic value of a trout fishing day at the Cache la Poudre River in Colorado. In addition, changes in daily economic value and...

Meeting Instream Flow Needs of Lower Colorado River in Texas
The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA), an agency of the State of Texas, manages the surface waters of the lower Colorado River in Texas. The major water supply source in the lower...

Natural, Cultural, & Environmental Resource Values Influencing Colorado River Basin Management
The Colorado River Basin supplies water to the seven western states of Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, and California, and to Mexico. Originally the Colorado River...

Impacts of Hydropower Operation on Water Supply from Lower Colorado River in Texas
The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) of Texas is both a water and energy supplier to a large area of Central Texas. LCRA generates approximately 10 percent of its power from hydroelectric...

The Law of the River: Policy Expression
The need to accurately represent the law of the Colorado river has heretofore precluded the use of any general purpose river basin simulation model. In order to overcome the inflexibility...

Development of a Raw Water Master Plan Model to Assist Long Range Drought and Water Conservation Planning for the City of Louisville, Colorado
The City of Louisville, a municipal corporation charged with meeting the water demands of almost 5,000 water accounts and faced with a diminishing supply of available senior water rights...

Water Allocation: Matching Supply with Demand
The Colorado-Big Thompson (C-BT) Project was designed in the 1930's as a supplemental water supply for water users in northeastern Colorado. Since that time the water allocation has shifted...

Impact of Groundwater Management Act and CAP Water Supply on Agricultural Water Conservation Programs
Irrigation districts in central Arizona have increased the tax assessments for their farms to pay for distribution systems to deliver Central Arizona Project (CAP) water. Many farms must...

Agricultural Water Conservation Programs in the Lower Colorado River Authority
Rice irrigation is the largest application of water within the area served by the Lower Colorado River Authority, accounting for approximately 75 percent of total annual surface and ground...

Decision Methods for Selecting Earth Retaining Structures
The Bridge Branch of the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has organized the framework of a formal decision process for retaining wall selection. The process facilitates implementation...

The Denver Airport: Managing a Megaproject
If the 53 sq mi, $2.7 billion Denver International Airport seems daunting in size, imagine trying to manage its construction. Supported by over 100 firms, the five year-long project is...

Automated Generation of NBI Reporting Fields from Pontis BMS Database
Methods to generate National Bridge Inventory (NBI) condition ratings for deck (Field 58), superstructure(Field 59), substructure (Field 60) and culvert (Field 62) from the bridge database...

Risk Analysis of the Financial Viability of the New Denver Airport
A risk analysis of the financial viability of the New Denver International Airport, conducted for the U.S. General Accounting Office, showed it highly unlikely that the new airport would...

Colorado Dome
Innovative engineering and precise design helped engineers overcome a building's unique shape and difficult site to deliver the $71.5 million Jefferson County Government Center...

 

 

 

 

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