Big Screen Debut
The Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District (GCID) encompasses nearly 150,000 acres (60,700 ha) of prime agricultural land in California's Sacramento Valley, generally considered...

Tunneling with Care
The Mission Valley Light Rail East extension was to run just north of San Diego State University (SDSU), and was to be constructed using a tunnel-boring machine (TBM). But the Metropolitan...

September Eleventh, The Days After, The Days Ahead
Civil engineers assumed prominent roles in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and are leading the efforts to evaluate not only the performance...

Bridge to the Future
An arched footbridge under construction in Seoul, South Korea, that is reconnecting the metropolis with a tranquil island, will demonstrate the compressive strength and sleek design potential...

Dam within a Dam
A routine inspection of the Rock Run Dam, an 84-year-old Ambursen-type structure in Chester County, Pennsylvania, revealed major stress cracks and water stains on the inside face of the...

Closing the Gap
In 1944 Congress authorized construction of the Foothills Parkway, a 116 km highway through the Tennessee mountains along the northwestern edge of Great Smoky Mountains National Park....

Evaluation of the Trevipark Automated Parking System
Prepared by the Civil Engineering Innovative Technology Evaluation Center, a CERF innovation center serving the engineering and construction industries. ...

Evaluation of SSET
The Sewer Scanner & Evaluation Technology
Prepared by CEITEC, a CERF innovation center serving the engineering and construction industries. This report describes an evaluation of Sewer Scanner...

Residential Land Development Practices
A Textbook on Development Land Into Finished Lots
This manual is the first of its type to instruct the reader on residential land development practices. This step-by-step description of the land development process is based on the professional...

The Transportation Connection
The story of a project as immense as the Port of Los Angeles Pier 400 construction has more than a few subplots, one of which is most certainly the design and construction of the Transportation...

Penn State's Graduate Option in Watershed Stewardship
A Graduate Option in Watershed Stewardship has been created at Penn State with the objective of educating water resources students to implement team-oriented, interdisciplinary problem...

An Innovative Stormwater Management Project in Sydney, Australia
Presented in this proposed paper will be derails of a project implemented in Sydney, Australia aimed at addressing this need for information regarding the implementation and effectiveness...

Tamarack Managed Groundwater Recharge Project
A managed groundwater recharge project was begun in the Fall 1996 at the Tamarack Ranch State Wildlife Area (SWA) owned by the Colorado Division of Wildlife near Crook in northeast Colorado....

A Glass Act
The Museum of Glass under construction in Tacoma, Washington, is the centerpiece of a plan to develop brownfield sites on the Thea Foss Waterway. The $57.3-million museum project includes...

Rediscovering the Lost City
Since 1994, Kenneth R. Wright, P.E., of Wright Water Engineers, in Denver, has been studying evidence of civil engineering at the ruins of Machu Picchu—an ancient Inca city in the Andes...

Cliff-Hanger
To create an arch bridge over a river gorge in Oregon without disturbing the canyon walls or floor below, engineers combined a segmental construction scheme with a temporary cable-stay...

How to Use Modern Wet Mix Shotcrete Technology for Single Shell Permanent Tunnel Linings

Single-Shell Permanent Lining: Reflections from the Structural Point of View

Early Age Properties of Shotcrete

Making the Most of HPC
Developing high-performance concrete (HPC) was only the first step toward bringing a material with improved durability, strength, constructability, and mechanical properties to the bridge...

 

 

 

 

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