Are the Glory Days All Behind Us?

Tight Squeeze
The Newark, New Jersey Route 21 Viaduct Replacement is a massive, $250 million highway improvement program being undertaken by the New Jersey Department of Transportation. Michael Baker...

Sinking a Sewer Line
The design and construction of a sanitary sewer siphon using high density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe in San Juan, Puerto Rico, provided Black & Veatch with a challenging opportunity...

Easing the Way for E-Permitting
In an effort to speed the development of an electronic permitting process in Fairfax County, Virginia, the firm Dewberry & Davis conducted a forum as part of a kickoff process....

Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures (ACI 530-99/ ASCE 5-99/TMS 402-99), Specification for Masonry Structures (ACI 530.1-99/ ASCE 6-99/TMS 602-99), Commentary on Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures, Commentary on Specification for Masonry Structures
Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures (ACI 530-99/ASCE 5-99/TMS 402-99), Specification for Masonry Structures (ACI 530.1-99/ASCE 6-99/TMS 602-99), Commentary on Building Code...

Rapid Expansion
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is undertaking an ambitious light-rail expansion program. It already operates a 20 mi (32 km) light-rail starter system in the city of Dallas. Under construction...

Examining the Capitol Dome
The dome of the United States Capitol, designed and built from the 1850s to the 1860s, is a masterpiece of 19th-century engineering and construction. The majority of the dome is made of...

Quality in the Constructed Project
A Guide for Owners, Designers, and Constructors
This Second Edition of Quality in the Constructed Project: A Guide for Owners, Designers, and Constructors (ASCE Manual No. 73) provides information...

Emerging Materials for Civil Infrastructure
State of the Art
Prepared by the Emerging Materials Committee of the Materials Division of ASCE. This report presents a review of the state of the art on emerging materials...

The SPRP Project: An Overview
The National Science Foundation's Office of Polar Programs (OPP), the lead agency for the U.S. Antarctic Program, has begun construction of a replacement station for the Amundsen-Scott...

The Construction Challenges
The varied SPRP construction and construction management complexities of the new South Pole are even more challenging because summer work must be carried out within a compressed window...

Evaluation of Recent Field and Laboratory Research on Scour at Bridge Piers in Coarse Bed Materials

Low-Cost Bridge Scour Measurements

Reach-Average Dimensions for Channel Reconstruction

Bangkok Blockbuster
When completed, the 54-kilometer Bang Na-Bang Pli-Bang Pakong Expressway in Bangkok, Thailand, will be the longest elevated expressway in the world. The precast segmental method is being...

Equalizing Wet Weather Flows
Sanitary sewer overflows and combined sewer overflows can wreak havoc on communities by flooding basements, contaminating drinking water sources and recreational water bodies, and flowing...

Isolating the Arts
The LG Kangnam Building in Seoul, Korea, is a multi-use, 140,000 sq m project, consisting of a 40 story, 183 m tall office tower, an adjacent 9-story acoustically base-isolated performing...

Monitoring Construction Vibrations (Available in Geoenvironmental Special Issue only)
A review of procedures, criteria and equipment used to protect buildings and other structures from construction generated vibrations, the article begins by describing the importance of...

Betting on the Baseline (Available in Geoenvironmental Special Issue only)
In construction contracts, new deductive differing site conditions (DSC) clauses provide for credits to owners when contractors encounter better-than-anticipated subsurface conditions....

Walled In (Available in Geoenvironmental Special Issue only)
Of the many challenging aspects of the $10.8 billion, 7.5 mi long Central Artery Project in Boston, the construction of soldier pile, tremie concrete (SPTC) walls under the existing elevated...

 

 

 

 

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