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...

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...

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...

Mean Areal Precipitation Estimation Using Radar
The accuracy of mean areal total storm precipitation (MAP) over small urban basins (30-100 km2) in the Denver, CO metro region was examined using...

Water Resources Management Using a Geographic Information System over a Wide Area Network
To assist in the management of water resources in the Santa Ana River Basin, in Southern California, the Bureau of Reclamation in Denver, Colorado and the Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority...

Denver International Airport AGTS—A Progress Report
Denver International Airport (DIA), the first major airport to be built in the United States in nearly 20 years, is under construction approximately 25 miles (40 km) northeast of downtown...

Traversing the Terminals
When it opens this December, the Denver International airport will rely on an $89 million automated-people-mover, (APM) system as the primary means of transporting passengers between the...

Side Resistance of Drilled Shafts in the Denver and Pierre Formations
Results of load tests on drilled shaft foundations in Upper Cretaceous shales are described and evaluated. Three load tests were conducted on shafts in the Denver Formation, in Denver,...

Keller Canyon Fills a Need
Opening a new landfill site in California can be an onerous task. Any owner willing to try must work with the state's stringent environmental legislation, profusion of solid...

Fine Tuning the Airfield: The New Denver International Airport
This paper discusses airfield layout considerations that have been incorporated into the design of the new Denver International Airport (DIA). These concepts include some unique provisions...

Aircraft Noise Monitoring at Denver International Airport
This paper describes design of the noise monitoring system for Denver International Airport. When the airport opens in 1993, the system must monitor compliance with two standards established...

City and County of Denver Approach to Management Requirements
Construction of large infrastructure projects has become increasingly rare since the 1960's. In fact, America has not built a new airport since 1974. While sparse funding is certainly...

Management of Design
Denver's new airport uses the services of over 80 separate design firms. The existing airport, Stapleton, could not be expanded to meet the forecasted demand of 1,200,000 operations with...

Construction Approach to Denver International Airport
The new Denver International Airport, a $2.7 billion project, is being designed and constructed under the oversight and guidance of a Program Management Team (PMT) led by the City and...

Denver International Airport Fabric Roof Design
The design of Denver's Landside Terminal Complex for the new Denver International Airport, called for some far reaching vision coupled with imaginative building technologies. Because of...

The Design of the Airside Concourses
The growth of commercial air traffic in the United States has resulted in the development of the 'New Denver International Airport.' the airside concourses were designed by joint venture...

Baggage System Implementation at DIA
BAE Automated Systems is currently under contract to supply the complete, Integrated Automated Baggage Handling System (IABHS) for the New Denver International Airport. The system represents...

Impact of the New Denver Airport on the Air Traffic Control System
Building the new Denver Airport has two major impacts on air traffic control: first, it requires redesigning the airspace surrounding the Denver area; and second, it requires moving to...

The Airport Traffic Control Tower for the New Denver International Airport
Developing a new airport traffic control tower involves many complexities of planning, engineering, and coordination. For the ATCT at the New Denver International Airport, these complexities...

Chemical-Constituent Load Removal Efficiency of an Urban Detention Pond/Wetlands System in the Denver Metropolitan Area, Colorado

 

 

 

 

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