Turning with the Wind
A 125-m high tower built at the site of the Glasgow Science Center in the United Kingdom required some innovative design methods. To reduce the aerodynamic effects imposed on the slender...

Concrete Delivers
The latest addition to the skyline of Shanghai, China, is a strikingly slender all-concrete 62-story office tower. It is the city's tallest all-concrete building, achieving...

Summary of Evaluation Findings for 30-Meter Handheld and Mobile Pavement Marking Retroreflectometers
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Innovation Center. This report summarizes the results of detailed evaluations...

Evaluation Findings for Seismic Energy Products, L.P. Elastromeric Isolation Bearing
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Service Center. This report presents the results of a detailed evaluation...

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...

Evaluation of Thermocoax Piezoelectric Weight-in-Motion Sensors
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Innovation Center. This report describes a program of installation,...

Evaluation of Measurement Specialties, Inc. Piezoelectric Weigh-In-Motion Sensors
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Innovation Center. This report describes a program of installation,...

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...

High-Performance Highway
Straightening and widening 118 mi (190 km) of state road 44 in northwest New Mexico in under three years required some innovative financing. Not only did the New Mexico State Highway and...

Smart Online Structural Monitoring and Diagnosis
(abstract only) This paper describes the observation matrix as innovative monitoring and diagnosis: (1) The matrix elements of the observation matrix multiplied by its transposed serve...

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. ...

The Shape of Things to Come
High-performance steel (HPS) offers improved toughness and durability for bridge construction. This article presents several innovative concepts for HPS structural systems—including I-girders...

Evaluation Findings of the MX 30 Pavement Marking Retroreflectometer
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF service center. This report presents the results of a detailed evaluation...

Evaluation Findings of the Mechatronic FRT01 Pavement Marking Retroreflectometer
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF service center. This report presents the results of a detailed evaluation...

Fast-Track Funding
The South Carolina Department of Transportation has implemented one of the most innovative highway and bridge construction programs in the United States. With creative financing and contracting,...

Development of Innovative Transit Services Using Market Research Techniques
The private sector has used market research techniques to determine the characteristics of their markets and marketing to develop and encourage the use of their products and/or services....

On the Cutting Edge
Smart materials, innovative monitoring systems and sensors, exotic tunnel-boring machines, and self-sustaining treatment systems are among the latest technology advancements that are helping...

Evaluation of the Tensar Mesa Retaining Wall System
The Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a service center of the Civil Engineering Research Foundation (CERF), serves as a clearinghouse for implementing highway innovation...

Evaluation of KeySystem I Retaining Wall
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Innovation Center. This report describes an evaluation to determine...

Innovative Solutions to Improve the Transportation System in Los Angeles County
Providing bus and rail service to over one million boardings each day is not an easy task, yet it is accomplished each day in Los Angeles County (County). In fact, Los Angeles is one of...

 

 

 

 

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