Downtown in Soft Ground
Critchfield and MacDonald describe the shield excavation of twin bus tunnels 21.25 ft in diameter and 5,000 ft long as part of the Downtown Seattle Transit Project. This $450 million project,...

Twin Pipeline Crossing of the Fraser River
A new creek water supply was developed for the communities of Mission and Matsqui, British Columbia, Canada, in the early eighties. Over 60 kilometres of 450 mm to 900 mm diameter ductile...

Validation of a Traffic Modeling System for Detour Planning
The Downtown Seattle Transit Project (DSTP) was initiated as an effort to relieve existing traffic congestion in downtown Seattle. It consists primarily of a 1.3-mile electric-bus tunnel...

Using Microcomputers for Project Management
Microcomputers for both project scheduling and cost control were used during design and construction on a major project in Honolulu. Hotel Street Mall, located in the heart of Honolulu's...

Subway Design and Construction for the Downtown Seattle Transit Project

South Boston Piers Transit Project
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is proposing to construct a new transit connection between downtown Boston and the South Boston Piers area. The MBTA has worked with...

Public Private Joint Development Partnership San Diego MTS/James R. Mills Building Project Success Through Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
The MTS/James R. Mills Building Project provides a regional transportation center for downtown San Diego, where San Diego's three light rail transit (trolley) lines and several...

Public/Private Participation in Transportation in Jacksonville, Florida
A discussion of the status of public/private participation in development and transportation projects in Jacksonville, Florida. The special efforts to encourage downtown redevelopment,...

The Study of Lead in the Water Supply System of Washington, D.C.

Upgrading of the Orange Cove Irrigation District Water Distribution System
The Orange Cove Irrigation District covers about 28,000 Acres in the Central Valley of California. It is supplied from the Friant-Kern Canal. A semi-closed low pressure pipeline system...

Strategies to Reduce Salt Load in Drainage Water
A study of irrigation efficiency, drainage flow and trace element loading in the drainage water from a 14000 ha irrigation district on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley of California...

Landslides and Cherry Trees -- Upgrading the Dalles Irrigation District
The Dalles Irrigation District recently began the process of applying for a federal loan to finance upgrading of the District's distribution system. The process included preparation...

Water Quality Criteria for Cyanide in the Similkameen River, British Columbia
The toxicological and environmental significance of the major cyanide compounds is discussed. Data from earlier bioassays studies of cyanide are summarised and the ranges of median lethal...

Iona Outfall Plume Characterization Study
Field studies were conducted in August 1988 to verify the performance of the new deep sea outfall for the Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD) Iona Island Sewerage Treatment Plant...

Hydraulic Analysis for the Shot Tower Subway Station Beneath the Jones Falls
The objective of the hydraulic analysis is the formulation of a strategy to safely accommodate the construction of the Shot Tower Metro Station beneath the existing Jones Falls. The hydraulic...

Mechanical Aspects of Intake Gates at John Hart Dam
As part of the John Hart Dam rehabilitation program completed in 1988, six new intake gates complete with guides and hydraulic operators were installed replacing the existing gates and...

Diversion Closure Gate Schemes Used on B.C. Hydro Dams
Over the last 25 years B.C. Hydro has designed, built and has operated a number of large dams and continues to do so. This paper describes the design, erection and operating experiences...

The January 1989 Nestucca Oil Spill on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia—Lessons Learned

People Movers Move Downtown
Although the people mover has become a common sight at major airports in the U.S. and abroad, the sleek high tech vehicles have yet to establish themselves as a cost effective mode of...

Dallas Urban Goods Movement Changes-The Decade After
In the 1970's, the City of Dallas undertook an urban goods movement (UGM) planning project that resulted by the end of the decade in far reaching changes in the process, particularly...

 

 

 

 

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