Scenic-Bridge Strengthening (Available in Structural Engineering Special Issue only)
Built in 1937, California's Big Creek Bridge—a double-arch crossing with half-arch side spans—was due for a seismic retrofit. Challenged by the structure's unique...

Control of Wind Response of the Trump World Tower
The Trump World Tower is a luxury residential building located on 1st Ave. and 48th St. in New York City,...

Inside Job
River Mill Dam is a large Ambursen (buttress type) dam constructed in 1911 on the Clackamas River in Oregon. The preliminary and final design phase of the seismic upgrade project coincided...

Mississippi Diversion
The $103-million Davis Pond freshwater diversion project in coastal Louisiana will divert up to 10,650 cfs (300 m³/s) of Mississippi River water to the Barataria Bay Estuary through four...

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...

Proposed Third Crossing of Hampton Roads, James River, Virginia: Feature-Based Criteria for Evaluation of Model Study Results

The Mary River Estuary: A New Approach to Modeling of Marshes and Over-Bank Areas

Modeling Surface Trapped River Plumes: A Sensitivity Study

Typical and Extreme Responses of Chesapeake Bay and Its Coastal Plume to Riverine Forcing

Intrusions of the Loop Current over the MS Bight

An Isopycnic Model Study of the Black Sea

A Hydrodynamic Model Calibration Study of the Savannah River Estuary with an Examination of Factors Affecting Salinity Intrusion

The Gaspé Current and Cyclonic Motion over the Northwestern Gulf of St. Lawrence

Effects of Bed Coarsening on Sediment Transport

Mixing in a Small Tidal Estuarine Plume

Pearl River Estuary Pollution Project (PREPP): An Integrated Approach

A Three-Dimensional Modeling Study of the Estuarine System: An Application to the Satilla River

Damn Sand Rights: Removing Rindge and Matilija Dams
Two dams built in the 1920's and 1940's within southern California coastal drainages have reached the end of their useful lives, and their decommissioning and removal is being actively...

Desert Wetlands
Two constructed wetlands demonstration projects in the Imperial Valley of California are being designed to help improve the water quality of the New River, which originates in Mexico and...

The Penstock Puzzle
After 40 years of chronic slope movements and several engineering studies, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District in California signed a design-build contract to stabilize the 1,500...

 

 

 

 

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