Estimating Wastewater Capacity of a Cedar Swamp
The response of water table to rainfall provided the basis for estimating the wastewater capacity of a northern Michigan cedar swamp which had been used for disposal of 30 million gallons...

Factors Influencing Oxygen Depletion in Green Bay
Dissolved oxygen depletion in the lower Fox River (Wisconsin) and Green Bay (Lake Michigan) have historically been tied to discharges of organic matter from municipal waste treatment plants...

Low-Cost Stacked Block Revetments for Great Lakes Shores
Two stacked-block revetments, the product of emergency conditions and budget limitations, were constructed at Illinois Beach State Park on Lake Michigan in April 1982. The revetments,...

Feasibility Assessment, Planning and Programming of Downtown People Mover Installations
Based on the author's personal experience, this paper sets forth suggested guidelines for progressing from initial feasibility studies through implementation of automated...

How Will People Movers Affect Downtown Areas?
The year 1980 was a pivotal one for the downtown automated people mover development process in both Detroit and Miami. In that year both cities completed their preliminary engineering/environmental...

Urban Experience with AGT in North America
This paper gives a brief historical review of events behind the four Automated Guideway Transit (AGT) system deployments which are approaching public operations during 1985 and 1986. Particular...

Safety Aspects of Detroit DPM Station Designs
The Detroit Downtown People Mover (DDPM), currently under construction in the Central Business District of downtown Detroit, offered a unique set of challenges to the architects and engineers...

Unique Considerations in the Detroit DPM Foundation Design
Foundation design for the guideway of Detroit's Downtown People Mover (DPM) was influenced by a variety of unique considerations. Severe loading conditions were created by...

Guideway Beams—Formwork and Fabrication
A manufacturing concept was developed around an adjustable form capable of mass producing prestressed concrete beams to the unique geometric configuration of each section of track. The...

Unique Features of Automated People Mover Systems
This paper identifies the characteristics and unique features of the automated transit system presently being installed in the central business district of Detroit, Michigan. This system...

Downtown People Mover System Security: Detroit and Miami Responses
The Detroit and Miami downtown people mover (DPM) systems will be in uncontrolled environments in major urban central business districts. Both plan not to have personnel on vehicles or...

Detroit's DPM Maintenance and Control Facility
The Maintenance and Control Facility (MCF), a single building complex for the Detroit Downtown People Mover (DPM) system, incorporates the people mover system's transit vehicle...

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,...

Flint Tunnel—A Project of Change and Challenge
The talk will deal with construction of a 12' diameter (8. 5' finished) tunnel in the City of Flint, Michigan. This 5-mile long sewer tunnel was constructed through...

Foundation Design Considerations for Detroit DPM
The design loadings for support of the elevated guideway of the Detroit Downtown People Mover (DPM) consist of high vertical as well as horizontal loads. In order to simplify foundation...

Tunneling Operations and Equipment
The papers included in the Proceedings describe four diverse tunneling prjects of varying diameters, design criteria, ground conditions and construction techniques undertaken at locations...

Structural Design, Cementitious Products, and Case Histories
The papers in this book represent deverse topics in structural engineering. In design of beam-columns by the AISC interaction equations, it is demonstrated that an inadequacy exists when...

Predicting Sinkhole Collapse
Sinkholes erupt when a cavern or opening in the limestone rock below opens up to the surface. Florida's sinkholes have received most U.S. attention recently, but sinkhole...

Sediment Oxygen Demand in Green Bay (Lake Michigan)

Design of Monroe Harbor, MI Confined Disposal Facility
Confined disposal of polluted maintenance dredgings in the Great Lakes was authorized due to the 'closed system' nature of the receiving waters. Each harbor judged...

 

 

 

 

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