Contract Documents
As with any civil works project, the bid and contract documents prepared by the owner and the engineer should provide the contractor with the necessary information to prepare bids, to...

Book Review: BIM Handbook: A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Managers, Designers, Engineers, and Contractors by Chuck Eastman, Paul Teicholz, Rafael Sacks, and Kathleen Liston. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2008.

Design-Build Contract Complexities
There are many approaches or options that an owner may pursue in acquiring facilities. Depending on the owner's objectives, the DB project approach may offer unique benefits,...

Balancing Risk and Rewards in Performance-Based Environmental Remediation Contracts

Book Review: Regulating Infrastructure: Monopoly, Contracts and Discretion by José A. Gómez-Ibáñez. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2003

Evaluation of the CON-ARCH reinforced Concrete Buried Arch System
Final Report
This report summarizes the evaluation of the Con-Arch culvert system marketed by Hunter Contracting, Co. of Tucson, Arizona. The evaluation consisted of computer analysis and field testing of two Con-Arch...

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How to Work Effectively with Consulting Engineers
Getting the Best Project at the Right Price for Your Public Constituents
This manual is a comprehensive revision of the previous edition that addresses the procurement of engineering services for a quality project. It outlines the functions of the consulting...

Non-Destructive Excavating Around Pipelines and Challenging Conditions
Hydrovac technology provides engineers and contractors with a unique solution for non-destructive excavating around sensitive buried lines. As a non-mechanical excavating method, it is...

Considerations in Specifying Shotcrete for Mining

Residential Land Development Practices
A Textbook on Development Land Into Finished Lots
This manual is the first of its type to instruct the reader on residential land development practices. This step-by-step description of the land development process is based on the professional...

I-15 Highway Reconstruction - Design-Build: Risk/Reward for Contractor and Challenges for Geotechnical Engineer

Subsurface Information for Construction Contracts - Impacts on the Geoprofessional Community

Soil Sampling
This manual addresses the principles, equipment, procedures, limitations for obtaining, handling, and preserving soil samples for geotechical investigations in support of civil and military...

Effect of Bridge Pier Shape and Contraction Ratios on Backwater Profile

Maryland SHA Procedure for Estimating Scour at Bridge Abutments Part 2 -Clear Water Scour

Practical Method for Calculating Contraction Scour

Contraction Scour at a Bridge over the Iowa River

Contraction Scour at a Bridge Over Wolf Creek, Iowa

Contraction Scour at Bridges: Clear-Water Conditions with Armoring





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