Sustainability and Resilience in Transportation Infrastructure Geotechnics: Integrating Advanced Technologies for Better Asset Management
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in September 2015, enumerates 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) to be achieved by the member countries...

Avoiding Impacts of Collapsed Mines on Railways: A Multidisciplinary Geophysical Detective Approach
The presence of abandoned mine workings can pose a significant risk to the use and development of surface structures above them, including railway lines. Typically, the adverse and often sudden effects...

ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering
he ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering will serve as a medium for dissemination of research findings, best practices and concerns, and for discussion...

ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering
The journal will meet the needs of the researchers and engineers to address risk, disaster and failure-related challenges due to many sources and types of uncertainty in planning, design, analysis, construction,...

Bridge Project Should Make Engineers Proud

Set Achievable Goals and Make a Plan to Reach Them
In the first installment of our new career advice department for younger engineers, Erica “Sunny” Mullen, P.E., M.ASCE, a project manager with Maser Consulting, P.A., recommends setting goals and manageable...

Presidential Order Streamlines Permitting, Revokes Floodplain Requirements
An executive order issued by President Donald Trump to streamline the federal environmental review and authorization process for infrastructure projects prompts criticism for revoking Obama-era floodplain...

Focus on Business and Communications
Matthew McCarty, P.E., S.E., M.ASCE, the senior project manager of the marine division of the McLaren Engineering Group, discusses some of the nontechnical aspects of management: client relations, business...

Design for Major Flood-Control Project in Norfolk Begins to Take Shape

2017 Construction Forecast Weakens

Listen and Learn
Kara McKenzie Beaudoin, P.E., M.ASCE, project manager at CDM Smith, advises young engineers to listen and learn....

Risky Business: Identifying an Acceptable Rockfall Standard
For many parts of the U.S. highway system, cut slopes in rock are as common as bridges and embankments. These cut slopes, as well as some natural ones, produce rockfalls that pose risks to highway conditions...

A Sunken Submarine Full of Mercury: Safe, Controlled Construction of a Counter Fill for Seabed Slope Stabilization at about 155 to 177 Meters
On December 5, 1944, with World War II still raging and peace in Europe still six months away, the German submarine U-864 set out on her maiden voyage on a secret mission to deliver strategic war supplies...

Eyes in the Heavens: Satellite Technologies in Remote Site Monitoring
Installation and maintenance of instrumentation to monitor geotechnical projects in remote locales is usually more challenging than sites in urban areas for both technical and logistical reasons. In most...

Difficult-Access Rockfall Mitigation: Design and Construction Way Up High!
Rockfall mitigation projects frequently require work at elevated positions. This is not something that comes naturally for many engineers and geologists. Palms sweat, knees knock, and voices may start...

Successful Engineering Projects Respect the Communities They Serve
It is the duty of civil engineers to engage the community before embarking on a project....

Construction Begins Soon on Major Pipeline in Houston

U.S. EPA Launches WIFIA Program, Offering New Source Of Financing For Water Projects

Growing Spending on Nature-Based Solutions Protects More Water Sources, Report Says

Construction Commences on Poland’s Tallest Tower

 

 

 

 

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