Performance Monitoring for Accelerated Construction

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),...

New Shear Stud Provisions for Composite Beam Design
The 2005 American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (AISC 2005) will contain significant changes to the shear connector provisions for...

Lamb Island Tributary Stormwater Treatment Project — A Demonstration Site for Agricultural Runoff Management and Best Management Practices

Construction Practices and Defects in Drilled Shafts

Quality Management in Construction

Human Error in Constructed Projects

Natural Attenuation of Hazardous Wastes
Sponsored by the Natural Attenuation Task Committee of the Environmental and Multi-Media Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE. ...

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....

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...

Repairing Pittsburgh's Portal
Engineering the rehabilitation of Pittsburgh's Fort Pitt Bridge and Fort Pitt Tunnel involved an extensive inspection of their condition and a detailed evaluation of alternative...

The Road from Kabul to Kandahār
To have any hope of successfully rebuilding its ware-ravaged economy, Afghanistan will need a reliable transportation infrastructure. Reconstruction this heavily mined highway under a...

The Best Alternative
The City of Portland, Oregon, is using a hybrid contracting scheme that combines the scheduling advantages of design/build with the control of a construction manager arrangement to construct...

A Cleaner Coast Down Under
As part of a strategy to improve the quality of wastewater treatment in the Illawarra- a popular coastal region in Australia- the country's largest supplier of water and wastewater...

A New Identity
By repairing and relocating steel trusses, replacing deteriorating approach spans, and replacing what, at the time of its construction, was regarded as a daring concrete truss, engineers...

Bridge and Tunnel Security
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and the Federal Highway Administration recently convened a panel of esteemed researchers and experts in bridge and...

Outside the Box
Employing an innovative design that made construction quick and economical, the box girder structure carrying Highway N-2 over interstate 80 near Grand Island, Nebraska, became the first...

Evaluation of Anchor Wall Systems' Landmark Reinforced Soil Wall System
With T.C. Mirafi's Miragrid & Miratex Geogrid Reinforcement —Final Report
This report describes a HITEC evaluation designed to determine the basic capability and limitations of the Landmark/Mirafi System for use as a technically viable precast MSE retaining...

Terminal Transformation
Infrastructure improvements ranging from the extension and strengthening of an existing wharf to the construction of an intermodal rail yard are turning a 30-year-old cargo-handling facility...

Soaring Toward the Heavens
The Great Pyramid of Giza embodies the extraordinary vision and creative powers of an ancient, largely unknown people. By means of their bold architecture and construction, both they and...

 

 

 

 

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