DSM Saves the Dam
The Miami Conservancy District built five flood control dams after the catastrophic flood of 1913 in Dayton, Ohio. Lockington Dam was one of these five hydraulic fill structures. The Ohio...

Evaluation of Freeway Improvement Alternatives Using CORFLO
This paper describes the application of the CORFLO simulation model on a section of the I-70 freeway in Columbus, Ohio. CORFLO is an integrated traffic simulation system for corridors...

Fundamental Issues in Seismic Safety in Midwestern U.S. Due to Hazard/Vulnerability Relation
Problems in establishing and mitigating seismic risk in urban areas when seismicity is not confidently based on instrumental records are discussed. Urban Southwestern Ohio is a specific...

Steel Fiber Reinforcement in Structural Application
Ribbon Technology Corporation's use of steel fiber reinforced concrete in the construction of their new manufacturing and office facility in Gahanna, Ohio. Cost savings are obtained by...

Built-Up Compression Members for Noval Structural Systems
This paper discusses built-up compression members used in novel structural systems for two high-rise buildings: InterFirst Plaza at Dallas Main Center and Columbus Center in New York....

Sedimentation Pond Removal in Eastern Ohio Coal Mining
Due to the large number of sedimentation ponds used in surface coal mining, efficient, economical, and environmentally acceptable methods for sedimentation pond removal and reclamation...

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...

The Drought of 1991-1992 in the U.S. Army Engineer District, Pittsburgh within the Mahoning River Basin

National Weather Service Operational River Forecasting in a UNIX Environment
The mission of the National Weather Service (NWS) includes providing river and flood forecasts and warnings for protection of life and property, and providing basic hydrologic forecast...

Field-Scale Research at the TVA Columbus Groundwater Research Test Site
TVA has been conducting large-scale field experiments at their Columbus Groundwater Research test site at Columbus Air Force Base since 1983. This work has been performed in cooperation...

Probabilistic Characteristics of Elapsed Time Between Rainfalls
The elapsed time between rainfalls is analyzed statistically using the hourly rain data at two locations: the flat-plain at Urbana, Illinois and the northwestern Appalachian foothills...

Short-Span Bridge Solutions
Large bridges get most of the headlines, but the nation's huge network of small bridges (many with spans of less than 25 ft) may be more in need of replacement. Age, corrosion,...

OCEA Goes Green
While spanning the range of civil engineering work, most of the nominees for this year's Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award were either designed to clean the...

Field-Scale Research at the TVA Columbus Groundwater Research Test Site
TVA has been conducting large-scale field experiments at their Columbus Groundwater Research test site at Columbus Air Force Base since 1983. This work has been performed in cooperation...

Practical Comparison of One-Dimensional and Two-Dimensional Hydraulic Analyses for Bridge Scour
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways is working with the Indiana Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration to plan, design, and construct...

Seneca Pump Turbine Rehabilitation Pennsylvania Electric Company/GPU Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company

Bi-Directional Load Testing of Shafts to 6000 Tons
This paper describes the use of Osterberg cells (O-cells) to perform bi-directional load testing on full size production drilled shafts for a major bridge foundation near Owensboro, Kentucky....

South Africa at the Crossroads
With the provisional decision to hold its first democratic elections in 1944, South Africa has reached the most crucial moment in its history, one on which its economic and social development...

Recent Experience With Armor Stone Cracking in the Buffalo District
Accelerated deterioration of large armor stone on the Cleveland East Breakwater, Cleveland, Ohio has resulted in the need for more intensive monitoring of the entire armor stone production...

An Overview of Segmented Offshore/Headland Breakwater Projects Constructed by the Buffalo District
Since 1977 the Buffalo District has constructed three segmented offshore breakwater projects and currently has one under construction. In addition, the District has recently completed...

 

 

 

 

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