Stabilizing the Stacks
Spenser White and Prentis designed a hybrid soil nailing system to ensure that a historic library on the Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, campus would not be damaged during adjacent construction...

Evaluation of the Tensar ARESTM Retaining Wall System
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Service Center. This report evaluates the ARES Retaining Wall System,...

Seismic Retrofitting of Bridge Pier Columns

Seismic Strengthening of Low Rise Buildings

A Monitoring System for High-Clearance Scaffold Systems during Construction

Performance of Precast Parking Garages in the Northridge Earthquake: Lessons Learned

Blasting Densifies Volcanic Debris (Available only in Focus on Geo/Environmental Special Issue)
The relatively new ground improvement technology of blast densification overcame soil problems posed by volcanic ash at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. In 1993 WSDOT began...

Application of Structural Optimization to Practical Tall Steel Building Design

An Approximate Method for Assessment of Seismic Damage on Buildings

VSL's Experience with Post-Tensioned Masonry

Testing of Prestressed Clay-Brick Walls

Seismic Resistance of Partially-Grouted Masonry Shear Walls

Experiments for Ultimate Strength of Reinforced Concrete Cylindrical Panels under Lateral Loading and Comparison with FEM Analysis

Lateral Load Behavior of High Strength Fiber Reinforced Concrete Columns

Returning Veteran
The Veteran's Memorial Bridge on the Cuyahoga River is a vital link in the transportation system of Cleveland and a gateway to the city's downtown area. But time...

Analysis of Bank Stabilization in Steep Complex Streams Using A Two-Dimensional Model
In cases where the channel is fairly uniform, and not divided, one-dimensional hydraulic models, such as HEC-2, generally give adequate results for scour evaluations and bank protection...

Training for Bridge Inspectors in Stream Stability and Scour
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is now requiring a comprehensive evaluation of bridge scour as part of the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS). FHWA has established January...

Habitat Preservation and Enhancement Associated with San Diego Creek Flood Control Channel Improvement
San Diego Creek, an important regional flood control channel in southern Orange County, California, flows 2.4 kilometers through the mixed-use areas of Irvine Center (San Diego Freeway...

Drop Structures in the Real World: Guidelines for Drop Structures in Grass Lined and Wetlands Channels

Estimate the Hazards of Bank Burst in the Lower Yellow River





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