NewsBriefs: Consutling Engineers to Speed Up California Transportation Projects (Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors of California)

Tunnels: Archaeological Find Forces Changes to Istanbul Rail Tunnel Project

Storm-Water Management: Philadelphia Promotes 'Green' Projects to Reduce Sewer Overflows

In the Field: Oregon State Students Work On Water Projects in El Salvador

Environmental Engineering: Construction Nears End on Louisiana Coastal Restoration Project

Energy Production: Construction Begins on Major Hydropower Scheme in Quebec

Storm-Water Management: Porous Pavement Increases Storage Area at Portland Marine Terminal

Corebits: Industry News � ISM Disseminates Micropile Information; Field Becomes New FMSM Office Manager; National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program; GEER Adopts New Charter and Bylaws; Pennoni Associates Inc. Ranked #10 on 2006 PA Best Places to Work List

Business: Analysts Say Construction Market Will Increase Sharply While Prices Rise Steadily

Geotechnical Reports
This section discusses the geotechnical data report, geotechnical memoranda for design, and the geotechnical baseline report....

Preparation of a Geotechnical Baseline Report
This section discusses the preparation of a geotechnical baseline report. Topics include organization and content, writing the GBR, wording suggestions, and consistency and compatibility....

Applications for Other Excavations and Foundations
This section discusses the application of GBRs for other excavations and foundations projects, projects involving construction operations other than tunneling....

Roles and Responsibilities
This section summarizes the roles and responsibilities of the parties involved: owner, design team, contractor, construction manager, and dispute adjudicators....

Hurricane Protection System
This chapter discusses hurricane protection systems. Topics include standard project hurricane, levees and floodwalls, datums and elevations, and interior drainage and pump stations....

This chapter examines the impact of Hurricane Katrina, including injury, death, and financial losses....

Marginal Permafrost a Foundation Material in Transition
At the edges of the world's cold regions lie areas of marginal permafrost. It is a changing landscape that seems to be growing in extent, yet it retains chameleon-like qualities...

Hydrosystems Engineering Uncertainty Analysis
Focusing on issues of civic interest, this comprehensive practice manual teaches the application of uncertainty analysis for more sustainable hydrosystem design and management. Created...

ASCE Participates in Capacity Building Program for Pakistan, Offers Assistance in Earthquake Recovery and Reconstruction Efforts

Infrastructure Planning Handbook
Planning, Engineering, and Economics
The book covers the concepts, methods, and management skills necessary to plan and maintain infrastructure. Topics include major infrastructure projects in context; master planning; infrastructure...

Historic Preservation: Bridge Project Uncovers Colonial Battlefield





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