Chicago Automates Expressway Lanes
Chicago motorists will soon reclaim another rebuilt expressway in October with substantial completion of a $450 million, 7.5 mi portion of I90/94, the John F. Kennedy Expressway. The two...

Urban Drainage Rehabilitation Programs and Techniques
Selected Papers on Urban Drainage Rehabilitation from 1988-1993 Water Resource Planning and Management Division Conference Sessions
This book, Urban Drainage Rehabilitation Programs and Techniques, is a collection of conference papers presented at technical sessions sponsored...

Seepage through Dike Walls of the Chicago Confined Disposal Facility

Columnless in Chicago
The United Center in Chicago is now home to the Bulls basketball team and the Blackhawks hockey team. The arena features luxury suites, a column-free interior and unobstructed views. An...

Impacts of the 1993 Flood on the Mississippi River in Illinois
The 1993 flood has now been recognized as one of the greatest floods on the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. Its geographical extent included portions of Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin,...

Lake Michigan Diversion at Chicago
Water has been diverted from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River basin beginning with the construction of the Illinois and Michigan Canal in 1848 to serve navigation needs. During the...

A Comprehensive Bridge Management System for Illinois

Chicago River Navigation Study

Using the 1985 HCM, PASSER and TRANSYT in Harmony
Throughout the last decade, the City of DeKalb Engineering Division has embarked on a program to address their highly variable traffic demands with comprehensive signal system projects...

Water Quality Model of the Chicago Waterway
In 1992, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (the District) developed a QUAL2E water quality model of the Chicago waterway and Upper Illinois waterway. The model...

Simulation of Water Quality Processes in the Chicago Waterway and Upper Illinois River Systems
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency QUAL2E-UNCAS (QUAL2EU) computer program was used to simulate the water quality processes in the Chicago waterway and Upper Illinois River Systems....

Collection System Inspection and Rehabilitation Program
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago is a regional wastewater and water resources agency responsible for serving an area of about 875 square miles. Recently the...

Urban Stormwater Runoff Control System—Village of Skokie, Illinois
Combined sewer systems in many communities lack the capacity to convey stormwater runoff from even small to moderate storm. This inadequate capacity, in turn, causes basement flooding...

Probabilistic Characteristics of Elapsed Time Between Rainfalls
The elapsed time between rainfalls is analyzed statistically using the hourly rain data at two locations: the flat-plain at Urbana, Illinois and the northwestern Appalachian foothills...

Bed Sediments Size Changes, Atchafalaya River
During low flows of 1989 and 1991, we collected bed sediment samples from the thalwegs of the Mississippi River from Cairo, Illinois, to Head of Passes and along the Atchafalaya River...

Water-Level, Velocity, and Dye Measurements in the Chicago Tunnels
On April 13, 1992, a section of a 100-year-old underground freight tunnel in downtown Chicago, Illinois was breached where the tunnel crosses under the Chicago River, about 15 meters below...

Turbulent Velocity Flutuations in Natural Rivers
The longitudinal and transverse components of flow velocity, as well as the normal and tangential stresses, must be expected to fluctuate with time and space when flow at a high Reynolds...

Dissolved Oxygen Analysis for Hydropower Additions on the Illinois River

Rehabilitation of Runway 4R-22L at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport
This paper describes the systematic process that was used to develop a rehabilitation strategy for the busiest runway at O'Hare International Airport. Any rehabilitation alternative that...

Chicago-O'Hare International Airport Transit System (ATS)
This paper describes the development of the O'Hare Airport Transit System, as well as, the individual subsystem elements which make up the entire system. In addition, the paper also describes...

 

 

 

 

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