Design Work Begins on Major Expansion of Houston Treatment Facility

Seven Questions: Wisdom and Guidance for Successful Career Building: An interview with Roger Millar, P.E., F.ASCE, on crisis management

German Fusion Project Engineered for Extreme Temperatures, Radiation Challenges

Chicago Transit Station Renovation Adds New Entrance, Universal Access

Missouri to Test Solar Roadways, Smart Pavement as Part of Road to Tomorrow Project

Proposed Rule Specifies Stricter Floodplain Requirements for Projects Funded by FEMA

Seven Questions: Wisdom and Guidance for Successful Career Building: An interview with David St. Pierre, P.E., on managing multiyear projects

Novel Tube-Based Fish Passage System Offers Alternative to Ladders, Lifts, and Hauling

Construction Begins on Major Expansion of San Diego’s Light-Rail System

The East End Crossing (EEC), an important component of the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project, is a bridge and tunnel effort that, in crossing the Ohio River, will link the east end of Louisville, Kentucky, near the town of Prospect, with southern Indiana near the town of Utica...

Soil Nailing in the 2010s: Its Evolution and Coming of Age
While the early 2000s witnessed soil nailing as a well-established method in the U.S. for providing temporary and permanent support of excavation (SOE), the technique has since continued to evolve thanks...

Emergency Retaining Wall Replacement: The East 26th Street Slide Repair in Baltimore, MD
During a record rainfall on April 30, 2014, a century-old, stone retaining wall between a dense urban roadway (26th Street) and the CSXT railroad track in Baltimore, MD, failed. The stone retaining wall...

Highway Retaining Walls are Assets: A Risk-Based Approach for Managing Them
Throughout history, retaining walls (RWs) have served a vital role in supporting civil infrastructure. The ruins of dry stone walls that purportedly supported the hills and slopes of ancient Rome can be...

Geotechnical Risk Management

Deep Mixing Grows Up: The Evolution of Deep-Mixing Technology in the U.S. Market over the Last Decade
Over the last decade, deep mixing in the U.S. market has grown from being something of a mystery into a reliable ground modification technology that can be designed rationally, implemented with capable...

Foundation Reuse and Enhancement: A Viable Option for Bridge Widening and Replacement Projects
The transportation system in the U.S. includes over 607,000 bridges for grade separations, interchange configurations, and stream crossings. As governmental entities embark on the rehabilitation and rebuilding...

Recommended Practices for Design Professionals Engaged as Experts in the Resolution of Construction Industry Disputes

Answering the $64,000 Question: Geotechnical Risk in Design-Build Projects
Subsurface risk may well be the aspect of most construction projects that has the greatest potential impact on a project's success or failure. Even when a thorough geotechnical investigation is conducted...

What Does the Case Law Say? Geotechnical Risk on Design-Build Projects
The growth of design-build (DB) contracting, particularly on public-sector civil projects, has generated a great deal of industry discussion over the age-old question of who should bear the risk of unforeseen...

Geotechnical Delivery on Mega Transportation Projects: Challenges of Accelerated Delivery
Transportation projects have traditionally been delivered through the design-bid-build (DBB) delivery model, which continues to be the preferred method of delivering the majority of smaller and more traditional...

 

 

 

 

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