Saving the Bluffs: Engineering at the Edge
Erosion and landslides along the bluffs bordering the Mississippi River in Natchez, Miss. became an emergency situation when the only road to residents below the bluff was cut off from...

Cape Girardeau Bridge Over the Mississippi River

Reliability of the Navigation Channel of the Upper Mississippi River

Risk-Based Planning and Management of Maintenance Dredging
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Institute for Water Resources (IWR) is developing and applying a risk-based approach to address maintenance dredging cost, reliability, and budgetary...

Detailed Measurements of Scour at Bridges
The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration, has recently developed equipment and techniques for collecting detailed bathymetric and hydraulic data...

Hydrodynamic Changes Associated with Navigation Traffic on the Upper Mississippi River System
Research has been conducted at the Illinois State Water Survey for the last five to seven years to collect field data from the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers to determine the extent and...

Distributions of Return Flow in Navigable Waterways
Physical impacts of barge traffic on the riverine environment have drawn increasing attention from resource managers of the Upper Mississippi River System (UMRS). Return flow, which can...

Improving the Speed of Double Lockages
The size of tug and barge combinations on the Upper Mississippi River and Illinois Waterway frequently exceed the dimensions of the lock chambers they must pass through. The locks on these...

Reduction of Sediment Loads in DEC Streams
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Demonstration Erosion Control (DEC) project is actively involved in the stabilization and restoration of many drastically disturbed incising streams in...

Measurements of Bridge-Scour Depths in Mississippi
This paper briefly summarizes 190 measured pier-scour depths collected dur ing 1942–94 at 22 selected bridges in Mississippi and presents an envelope-curve equation for the data. The envelope-curve...

Navigation Lock Improvements
All commercial barge traffic on the Upper Mississippi River and Illinois Waterway must pass through a system of locks designed and built in the 1930s and 40s. Many of the locks on these...

Upper Mississippi River System Environmental Management Program (EMP)
Introduction The Upper Mississippi River Navigation System (UMRNS) is one of the largest Public Works projects existing within the continental United States of America. The system, which...

Loading Cycles for Fatigue Reliability Assessment of Miter Gates at Navigation Locks on the Upper Mississippi River

Stabilization of a Creeping Slope Using Soil Nails

Soft Dike Demonstration Project on the Mississippi River

Sustainable Stormwater Management

Risk-Based Decision Support for Dredging the Lower Mississippi River

Water Resources Management with the NWS Water Resources Forecasting System (WARFS)

Lessons Learned From The Great Flood of 1993

Management of Regional Flood Damages to Railroads

 

 

 

 

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