Riding High in Las Vegas
A monorail extension and renovation that will be completed next year will serve both visitors to Las Vegas and residents of the famous resort city....

Good Vibrations
As advances in material technology and structural efficiency find reflection in structures that are lighter, more slender, and more daring architecturally, design teams must focus more...

Design Considerations for the North Railroad Alluvial Fan Levee System in Boulder City, Nevada
This paper presents a drainage study for a flood control levee system in Boulder City, Nevada. This levee system is located below an alluvial fan watershed and was proposed to protect...

Returning to the Source
One hundred years ago, Las Vegas was a dry, dusty dot on the map with a population of only 100. The city grew up to become perhaps the gambling capital of the world, and more recently...

Roadway and Curbside Traffic Simulation for Las Vegas McCarran International Airport

Water Resource Systems and Modeling of the Lower Virgin River Using EXCEL
(No paper) The first objective of this study was to determine the availability of water at the confluence of the Halfway Wash and the Virgin River and to simulate the diversion of river...

Case Study: Crossing of Existing PCCP Aqueducts A and B, Southern Nevada Water Authority Las Vegas, Nevada

Economic Analysis of a Monorail Link Between the Stratosphere Tower and Downtown Las Vegas

Small Scale Systems in Las Vegas: Appropriate Technology for the Setting

The Las Vegas MGM Grand to Bally's Monorail System

Procurement Management and Design Review for Automated Guideway Transit Systems for Mirage Resorts in Las Vegas

Tunneling Against Time (Available only in the Geoenvironmental Special Issue)
The phenomenal growth of Las Vegas has prompted nearly $1 billion worth of water-supply projects. A $33 million tunnel scheme—a critical element of the new construction—is on pace. The...

New Orleans Rolls the Dice (Available only in Structures Special Issue)
To compete with the gambling meccas of Las Vegas and Atlantic City, New Orleans recently took a gamble by erecting the world's largest casino building. With the structure...

Dealing with Rapid Growth in the Desert Southwest - Las Vegas, Tucson, and Phoenix: A Case Study

Integrated Water Resource Planning in Las Vegas

The Role of Water Reuse in the Las Vegas Valley

Artificial Ground-Water Recharge in Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, Nevada: Storing Today, Treating Tomorrow?

Artificial Recharge in Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, Nevada -- Big Plans or Big Panic??

Artificial Ground-Water Recharge In Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, Nevada: Model Prediction - No Cone of Depression Here!

Northridge: Questioning Our Codes
The earthquake that struck Southern California at 4:31 A.M. Pacific Time on January 17, 1994 was responsible for 61 deaths, more than 9,000 injuries and $30 million in damages. From its...

 

 

 

 

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