Assessing the Impact of Channel Deepening in Delaware Bay Through Numerical Modeling
A three-dimensional numerical hydrodynamic model of Delaware Bay is being developed to assess the impact of deepening the navigation channel from near the mouth of Delaware Bay to the...

Getting the Project Started
In 1987, the newly formed Washington Metropolitan Airports Authority began a long term Capital Development Program which will change how both Washington National and Dulles International...

The Bladensbug Marina Revitalization Project

Verification of a Three-Dimensional Model of Delaware Bay
A three-dimensional numerical hydrodynamic model of Delaware Bay is being developed to assess the impact of deepening the navigation channel from near the mouth of Delaware Bay to the...

Environmental Restoration and Enhancement using Dredged Material in Chesapeake Bay, Maryland

Environmental Modeling of Coastal Wetlands
Several useful modeling techniques have been developed for the numerical solution of the vertically integrated Reynolds equations on unstructured grids in wetland environments. The objectives...

Winter Storm Mapping a Geographic Information Systems Transportation Applications
The Winter Storm Mapping System (WSMS) has grown out of our Geographic Information System for Transportation (GIS-T). The development of this project began the spring of 1991 on the State...

Impact of Land Use Alternatives on Transportation Demand
This paper documents a study conducted by the Baltimore Regional Council of Governments (Regional Council) for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Under this study, alternative...

Methodology for Determining Vehicle Usage and Speeds for Mobile Source Emissions Inventories
This paper was published by the Baltimore Regional Council of Governments to document its work in preparing data from its regional road model for input into a computer emissions inventory...

Long Life Fatigue Behavior of Welded Steel-Bridge Girder Details
The Federal Highway Administration is nearing completion of a five year, 1.5 million dollar effort titled 'Variable Amplitude Load Fatigue' to investigate the behavior of welded bridge...

Monitoring Performance of Full Scale Structures
General Physics Services Corporation (GPSC) of Columbia, Maryland has developed a device for the remote long-term monitoring of full scale structures, such as highway bridges. This patented...

Dam Safety: A State's Perspective
The State's role in the rehabilitation of dams is discussed. The author presents a national picture of dam safety, describes some dam failure statistics on type of dams that have failed,...

Double Rock Park Stream Restoration Project
The Double Rock Park stream restoration is a pilot project for the Baltimore County, Maryland, Stream Restoration Program. The study assessed watershed conditions and the stream channel...

The Potomac Experience—A Forerunner of DPS
Thirty years ago, dramatic events were about to begin in Potomac River basin with the publication of a report of study recommending 16 major reservoirs and hundreds of small ones to solve...

Computer-Aided Guyed Tower Analysis for the Rehabilitation of TTI Tower, Baltimore
A large guyed television tower owned by Television Tower Inc. of Baltimore is currently being analyzed in order to evaluate the capacity of the tower to support additional broadcasting...

The Pittsburgh Maglev Project
MAGLEV, Inc. is a public/private/labor partnership created in response to the ever growing need to provide new transportation solutions to the escalating problem of highway and airport...

T. L. James Marine Group Beach Nourishment Projects
To complete the referred to projects as used the highly maneuverable, 1,300 cubic-yard-capacity hopper dredges ATCHAFALAYA and MERMENTAU, both of which are self-propelled, split-hopper,...

State Capacity to Plan and Manage for the Protection of Tidal Wetlands—An Assessment and Recommendations
As states continue to assume major planning and management authority for the protection of coastal natural resources, such as wetlands, a key issue becomes the ability or 'capacity' of...

Project Performance: Ocean City, Maryland Beach Nourishment
Detailed monitoring of the performance of a two-phase beach nourishment project has provided valuable information on beach fill behavior and long-term response of a beach fill to prevailing...

Beach Morphology Analysis Package (BMAP)
This paper describes a newly developed personal computer software analysis package called BMAP, which stands for 'Beach Morphology Analysis Package.' The BMAP is an integrated set of beach...

 

 

 

 

Return to search