The Cover Trials
Soil erosion-control covers have been used over closed landfills for years as a means of limiting soil loss and contaminant runoff. Since 1994, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

Scaling the Monument
One of the three phases in the restoration of the Washington Monument was the design and construction of an aluminum scaffolding system with both functional and aesthetic purposes. The...

Dam Breaching: The Rest of the Story
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is evaluating the possibility of breaching four dams on the lower Snake River to improve salmon migration. Because significant infrastructure modifications...

Substructures Stack Up (Available in Structural Engineering Special Issue only)
As part of a 1997 research project sponsored by the Texas Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration, the University of Texas at Austin Center for Transportation...

Soil Nailing for the WHEDA Office Building in Madison, Wisconsin

Design Considerations Due to Groundwater Contamination: Minnesota Library Access Center

Case Studies in Optimal Design and Maintenance Planning of Civil Infrastructure Systems
Sponsored by the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE. This collection contains 19 papers on the optimal design and maintenance planning of civil...

Up against the Wall (available in Geoenvironmental special issue only)
A tight site in Portland, Oregon, bounded by existing roads and a light rail line and bordered by underground utilities, required project engineers to develop a new type of shoring wall...

Metal Building Systems: A New Look
The use of metal building systems in low-rise, non-residential construction under 150,000 square feet has grown from less than 50 percent in 1986 to almost 70 percent today. Such systems...

Energy Unleashed
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers discharges a mean daily flow of 2,000 cu ft/s (57 m³/s) under a gross head of 280 ft (85 m) through four Howell-Bunger valves at the Summersville Dam in...

Resolution Solutions
Disputes over such issues as change orders, extra work, delays, or defective work are an inescapable part of the construction process. By designing an effective dispute management program...

Power Struggle
The Florida Light and Power Company could have replaced its deteriorating, H-shaped wooden power poles in the Tomoka River with exact duplicates, but they chose to use hybrid steel-and-concrete...

Program Management B.C.
Through a process of forensic analysis that applied modern-day technology to bridge the chasm of time, a team of construction managers with the international architecture/engineering/construction...

Characterization and In-Situ Remediation of Chromium-Contaminated Soils and Sediments at the USCG Support Center, Elizabeth City, NC

Radon Monitoring Near a Department of Energy (DOE) Facility at Fernald, Ohio

Assessing Radioactivity at U.S. Department of Energy Sites

Revising U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Guidance for Controlling Pathogens and Vector Attraction in Biosolids

A Review of Established Water Markets and Quasi-Water Markets
This presentation provides a review of established institutional mechanisms which regulate the transfer of water withdrawal rights. Each method of water rights transfer is evaluated in...

Environmental Restoration and Management of the Tres Rios Demonstration Constructed Wetland Project: Mosquito Monitoring, Control and Management Efforts
(No paper) The Tres Rios Demonstration Constructed Wetland Project in Phoenix, Arizona, is providing valuable information on the role of constructed wetlands in ecosystem restoration,...

Sheetflow Water Quality Monitoring Device: Results of Nine Month Field Testing
(No paper) The objective of this 30 month research project was to develop a sheetflow sampler for sampling highway runoff. The specific goals of this Small Business Innovation Research...

 

 

 

 

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