Launched Bridges
Launched Bridges is a book designed to merge the static, organizational, and economic aspects of construction techniques for the launch of...

Higher Ground
Thirty floods over the course of a century, capped by three major floods in 1993, finally convinced residents of Pattonsburg, Mo., that it was time to move the entire town to higher ground....

Tunneling through Gasoline Contamination: The Caracas Metro Experience

Deja-Vu on the Los Angeles Metro: Facing Old (But New) Challenges All Over Again

Recycled Materials in Geotechnical Applications
This proceedings, Recycled Materials in Geotechnical Applications, contains papers presented at sessions sponsored by the Geo-Institute in...

Oil in the Soil
An oil well blowout in northern Italy contaminated about 1,500 ha of agricultural land primarily used to cultivate rice. The cleanup team decided to use bioremediation techniques because...

Deep Mixing Method: A Global Perspective
Various contemporary deep mixing method (DMM) techniques have been used in the United States since 1986. Such techniques owe their origins to Japanese and Scandinavian developments, which...

Undersea Pumped Storage for Load Leveling

Oil Spill Prevention on the California Coast Facts, Failures and the Future

Platform Decommissioning: Chevron's Experience with the 4H State Platforms Abandonment Project Santa Barbara Channel, California

Cooperative Research Efforts as a Tool for Bridging Information Gaps and Resolving Conflicts: The COOGER Study

Redefining the Federal Review Process of High Energy Seismic Exploration for Oil and Gas on Southern California's Outer Continental Shelf: An Example of Federal, State, Local, Industry, and Public Cooperation

Risk Allocation in Design-Build and BOT Projects

Domesticating Steel
Residential contractors, nervous about fluctuations in lumber prices and quality, would welcome steel framing into the housing market if the necessary infrastructure were in place. Despite...

Port Development in India—Vision 21 Century

Downtown Goes Uptown in Stainless Steel
In an unusual urban planning endeavor, a business district in Houston upgraded infrastructure, and added stainless steel design elements to unify the area. About $11 million was raised...

Pump-and-Treat Rescue
The pump-and-treat method of remediation has been regarded for years as unsuccessful and untrustworthy. But a recent project in Chicago showed that in conjunction with horizontal wells...

UV Acceptance
Ultraviolet disinfection of wastewater is increasingly being used. The method has been available since the early part of the century, but chlorine was widely available and generally cheaper....

Putting Polystyrene to Work
Geofoam, the generic name for block or low density cellular plastic foam solids used in geotechnical applications, has low density and good insulation properties, which makes it well suited...

Civil Engineering in the Asia Region
Asian Infrastructure, Sustainable Development and Project Management
This proceedings, Civil Engineering in the Asia Region: Asian Infrastructure, Sustainable Development and Project Management, contains papers...

 

 

 

 

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