Development of Transit Capacity and Quality of Service Manual
A study was conducted to develop updated principles, practices, and procedures for transit capacity and quality of service. Such a study focuses on developing a new Transit Capacity and...

Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Awards
Out of 27 nominations, the $9.8 million Cape Hatteras Light Station Relocation Project, which saved a national treasure along the North Carolina coastline and required extensive planning...

Toronto's Tunnel Solution (Available in the Geoenvironmental Special Section only)
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), one of the largest public transportation systems in North America, carries more than 1,000,000 commuters a day. The TTC's tunnels had...

Fast TRAX
The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) completed its 15 mi (24 km), 16-station light-rail transit system, called TRAX, 13 months ahead of schedule and more than $20 million under budget. The...

Rapid Expansion
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is undertaking an ambitious light-rail expansion program. It already operates a 20 mi (32 km) light-rail starter system in the city of Dallas. Under construction...

IZMIT (Kocaeli), Turkey, Earthquake of August 17, 1999, including Duzce Earthquake of November 12, 1999
Lifeline Performance
Prepared by the Earthquake Investigation Committee of the Technical Council of Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. On August 17, 1999, the Izmit...

Bridge Scour Assessments Following Hurricane Danny in Southern Alabama

Rebuilding a Railroad Bridge
The Peck Movable Bridge and Bridgeport Viaduct is a four-track crossing in Connecticut that serves three rail lines. The 1904 bridge had deteriorated, causing a kink that forced trains...

High Rise Express (Available in Structural Engineering Special Issue only)
A new column system developed by the Canam Manac Group in Montreal offers the expediency of steel construction with the economy of concrete. The system is made entirely of lightweight...

Characterization of Track Substructure Performance

Evolution of Design: LA Metro Underground Structures

Design and Construction of the DART Starter Line Tunnel Contract NC-1B in Dallas, Texas

Soft Ground Tunneling for Taipei Rapid Transit Systems

Long-Term Trends and Short-Term Variability in Shoreline Change Rates: Southeastern Virginia

The Holocene Coastal Evolution of Eastern England: Evidence from the Offshore Southern North Sea

Inlet Induced Shoreline Changes, High Energy Flank of the Cape Fear Foreland, Southeastern North Carolina

Interactions Among Inlet Migration, Spit Extension, and Shoreline Change in a Southern New Jersey Barrier System

Storm Impacts and Shoreline Recovery in Southeastern North Carolina: Role of the Geologic Framework

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...

Water Quality in the Sierra Vista Subbasin, Southeastern Arizona: A Baseline for the Future
As part of the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) National Water-Quality Assessment program, water-quality studies were completed in the Sierra Vista subbasin in southeastern Arizona during...

 

 

 

 

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