Jacksonville's ASE Crosses the River
After over three years of operation, the Jacksonville (Florida) Automated Skyway Express (Skyway) downtown people mover system is expanding. The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA),...

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...

The MK II Art System—A New Generation of Automated Guideway Transit
Bombardier is well advanced in a program to produce a larger version of its successful Advanced Light Rapid Transit (ALRT) vehicle which is in service in Detroit, Scarborough (Toronto)...

Automated Design of the Steel Box Girder Guideway for the Kuala Lumpur Downtown People-Mover
Design of the Kuala Lumpur (KL) Downtown People-Mover had to be accomplished on a fast-track schedule. The system contractor assembled a team of experts from North America and Malaysia...

Pin Piles Save Silos
The United Grain Corp. annually ships about 200 million bushels of wheat and other grains to destinations around the world from its leased facility on the Columbia River at Vancouver,...

Wave Barriers: An Environmentally Benign Alternative
This paper describes the history and development of the environmental wave barrier and the current planning and design being undertaken for a major expansion of the small boat harbor at...

Colgate Palmolive Transportation Impact Case Study
The Colgate Palmolive Company owns eleven city blocks of land in the Exchange Place area of downtown Jersey City, New Jersey. Colgate Palmolive operated manufacturing facilities on their...

Transportation Management in the Anacostia Waterfront Washington, D.C.
The Anacostia Waterfront is a 500 acre land mass located approximately one-half mile from the U.S. Capitol. This area includes a U.S. Army facility (Ft. McNair), a U.S. Navy facility (the...

A Finite Element Model for Three-Dimensional Flows Along the West Coast of Vancouver Island
Extensive salinity and temperature measurements taken during June 1984 are used to calculate a three-dimensional density field for the west coast of Vancouver Island. Combining this field...

Technology Transfer Lessons from a U.S. Water District
An interceptor canal will be constructed near the end of eight laterals to collect and transport operational discharge and returned farm deliveries to a reservoir for temporary storage....

An Interagency Program to Improve Irrigated Agriculture
An interagency Management Improvement Program (MIP) has been initiated to develop, apply, and evaluate the MIP methodology as a way to improve resource management and organizational effectiveness...

Building Protection from Tunneling in Downtown Los Angeles

Forced Vibration Testing of an Expanded Base Concrete Pile
Forced vibration testing of a full-scale cast-in-situ expanded base concrete pile supporting a structural mass was conducted as part of a test pile program for a paper mill expansion at...

Measured to the Max
Engineers looking to model the behavior of a structure under seismic conditions often ignore the best source of data available: the building itself. Full-scale measurements of vibrations...

Earthquakes: A New Look at Cracked Masonry
Economics, fears of liability, and a strict damaged-buildings repairs ordinance have contributed to an extensive delay in the repair of masonry-infill buildings in earthquake-stricken...

Application of GIS to the Planning and Preliminary Design of the Vancouver Island Highway
Crippen Consultants and Reid, Collins and Associates(divisions of H.A. Simons Ltd) have completed the corridor selection and preliminary design of a section of the Inland Island Highway...

The Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Protection Program and the Baltimore Central Light Rail Line
This paper discusses Maryland's Critical Area Law, statewide guidelines and criteria, the Baltimore Central Light Rail Line, resource conservation areas, and other aspects...

Flows of Hazardous Materials Through States by Rail
This paper presents information on the tonnages of hazardous materials passing through each of the contiguous 48 states (and the District of Columbia) by rail. The quantities are estimated...

The States/British Columbia Oil Spill Task Force
The States/British Columbia Oil Spill Task Force, consisting of government representatives from Washington, British Columbia, Alaska, Oregon, and California, formed in 1989 in response...

Development of Long Beach Downtown Marina
This paper describes the planning and construction of the new Alamitos Bay Marina just offshore of Long Beach's downtown shoreline. From an engineering standpoint the construction...

 

 

 

 

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