The Transportation Connection
The story of a project as immense as the Port of Los Angeles Pier 400 construction has more than a few subplots, one of which is most certainly the design and construction of the Transportation...

Evaluation of the CON/SPAN Wingwall System
This evaluation was performed on CON/SPAN Wingwalls, precast concrete end walls for the CON/SPAN Bridge System developed, designed, and supplied by CON/SPAN Bridge System, Inc....

The New Austrian Guideline on Sprayed Concrete

Durability of Steel Fiber Reinforced Shotcrete with Regard to Corrosion

Physical Method to Increase Shotcrete Early-Age Strength

Early Strength and Physical Properties in Accelerated Shotcrete

Mechanical Properties of Early Age Steel Fibre Reinforced Shotcrete

High Performance Polymer Fiber Reinforced Shotcrete

Calcium Sulfo-Aluminate Based Accelerator for High-Strength Shotcrete in Japan

The Acapulco Vehicular Tunnel

Analysis of Shotcrete Support under Rockburst Conditions

Broader View of Shotcrete Control and Design for Specific Utilization

Making the Most of HPC
Developing high-performance concrete (HPC) was only the first step toward bringing a material with improved durability, strength, constructability, and mechanical properties to the bridge...

Preparing for a Slowdown
The economy may not be heading for a downturn, but it is likely to slow in 2001 if early results are any indication. Smaller businesses are often hardest hit by slower growth, but there...

Phase II Evaluation Findings
The Segmental Concrete Channel Bridge System
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Innovation Center. This report represents the second component of the...

Guidelines for Inspection and Monitoring of In-Service Penstocks
This volume provides a guide to information and engineering techniques for inspection and monitoring of in-service penstocks. This guide covers penstocks constructed of steel, concrete,...

The Shape of Things to Come
High-performance steel (HPS) offers improved toughness and durability for bridge construction. This article presents several innovative concepts for HPS structural systems—including I-girders...

Closing in on Approval
A lack of qualification criteria and design standards has hindered some engineers from using fiber-reinforced polymers to restore concrete structures. But several organizations—among them,...

Walled In (Available in Geo-Environmental Special Issue only)
For more than 50 years manufacturing plants adjacent to the northeast bank of a midwestern creek produced asbestos-reinforced construction materials. When manufacturing at the plants ceased...

Keeping It Together
A new framing system for precast concrete columns and beams will allow tall buildings to withstand large earthquakes without damage to the structural integrity of the building. By using...

 

 

 

 

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