Downtown People Mover Operating and Maintenance Personnel Requirements
Two major automated Downtown People Mover (DPM) projects, Miami and Detroit, are expected to be in operation within a year. These two DPM systems are similar in many respects: automation,...

Remedial Investigations at Biscayne Aquifier Hazardous Waste Sites

Cleanup of the Miami Drum Hazardous Waste Site

Environmental Protection Program for the Expansion of the Port of Miami, Florida

Dade County Rapid Transit: Management Scheduling Techniques
In order to reduce the size and maintenance problems of CPM schedules for large public works programs, a system of summarization networking was developed and utilized on the Dade County,...

Turnkey Projects for Downtown People Movers
Los Angeles, Detroit, and Miami received proposals for construction of downtown people mover systems. The requests for bids contemplated turnkey type construction contracts. The multiplicity...

Miami Limestone Foundation Design and Construction
The techniques and peculiarities are reviewed regarding the design and construction of shallow foundations bearing in the Miami Limestone. The thickness and lateral extent of the Miami...

Barrier Islands: Should Engineers Interfere with Nature—
The pros and cons of barrier island development and protection are explored. Most coastal professionals think that pristine barrier islands probably ought not to be developed except under...

Miami Riot—Will a Phoenix Rise from Ashes—
In May, inner-city black residents of Miami, Florida, looted and burned about 300 buildings in their neighborhoods. The cause is detailed—their perception that the judicial system was...

Settlements Beneath Preload Test Fill
The construction of a regional sewage treatment facility in Dade County, Florida involved preloading a site underlain with loose sands and soft limestones. The treatment facility is situated...

Water Resource Systems Planning in U.S.A.:1776-1976
Some historical aspects of water resource development and use covering the nation's first 200 yr were examined to determine at what points in history the systems method of...

The Extraordinary Genius of Arthur E. Morgan
When he died at 97, on Nov.16, 1975, Arthur E. Morgan, Hon.M.ASCE, left an unprecedented legacy in engineering, history, education, sociology, and many other subjects. In 1913, already...

The extraordinary genius of Arthur E. Morgan
He saw himself as lamentably ordinary and sought to make his mark in some socially significant way. Early in the century he engineered the Miami Conservancy District-the first flood control...

The Miami Conservancy District

Wind Loads for National Airlines Hangar in Miami
A wind tunnel test was conducted which provides a rational basis upon which the design of the cantilever portion of the hangar roof and the roof covering can be based. The test results...

Sedimentation in Retarding Basin
The amount of sediment that has been deposited in the Miami Conservancy District retarding basins after more than 40 yr of flood-control storage is investigated. The size of the particles...

Pumped Storage for Water Resources Development
The technical and economic feasibility of adapting large-scale pumped storage plants to low-flow augmentation and multipurpose water resources development has been investigated. The studies...

Photogrammetric Determination of Azimuths
Precise azimuth determination to ±1.0 sec of arc over distances of 70 nm to 300 nm is very desirable where electronic survey techniques, such as HIRAN, are used. In January 1962 a series...

Dewatering Miami's Biscayne Aquifer
Use of wellpoints in dewatering major excavation penetrating deep into Biscayne Aquifer through Miami oolite; soils encountered....

Salt Water Encroachment into Well Water in the Miami Area
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