Protecting Your Work: Balancing the Competing Interests of Ownership
Your firm has invested days, months—perhaps even years—in its latest project. Your staff have poured their thoughts, ideas, and insights into the creation of a bridge, building, overpass,...

Phase II Evaluation Findings
The Segmental Concrete Channel Bridge System
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Innovation Center. This report represents the second component of the...

Evaluation Findings
the Segmental Concrete Channel Bridge System
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center, a CERF Service Center. This report presents the findings of a HITEC evaluation of...

Evaluation of Abutment Stiffness in a Short Bridge Overcrossing During Strong Ground Shaking

The Art of Infrastructure
Phoenix' capital improvement plan is subtitled Our Share Environment. It requires that one percent of the capital budget go toward artistic input on all infrastructure projects:...

Driving Under a Construction Site
Throughout the summer of 1992, vehicles passed unimpeded through one of the most heavily traveled intersections in Los Angeles County as construction proceeded on a concrete light-rail...

Jet Grouting in Airport Construction

Soilcrete Cut-Off Wall for Undercrossing a Busy Rail Line

Every Penny's Worth
Value engineering has been used in the construction industry since the 1960s, but highway projects have sometimes been thought of as too simple for VE studies. Now, with the increasing...

Elegant Interchange for Tight Urban Spaces
The Seventh St. underpass, which opened in May of 1987, is a multilevel uban interchange crossing I-10 in the center of Phoenix, Arizona. With little right of way available, the interchange...

CSMIP Strong-Motion Instrumentation and Records from Transportation Structures—Bridges
Seven transportation structures have been instrumented by the California Strong Motion Instrumentation Program (CSMIP), including four bridges. Records (in excess of 0. 25 g maximum acceleration)...

Stability of Armour Layers in Rivers
The importance of both the overpassing and the embedding of river bed particles is demonstrated by experiments. When a single layer thick armouring layer of uniform d1...

Bridges and Highways — Serious Deterioration Being Attacked Aggressively
Due to years of starvation of maintenance and reconstruction budgets, New York City's backlog of road and bridge reconstruction needs is huge. The city has 5,300 miles of...

Climatological Estimates of Evapotranspiration
Interactions between evaporating surfaces and the overpassing air suggest that potential evaporation responds in a complementary way to changes in the availability of water for evapotranspiration...

Particle Overpassing on Flat Granular Boundaries
Sand-sized sediment under certain boundary shear conditions may overpass, i.e., may move as bed load, across a loose, flat boundary of unlike size and density without being deposited,...

Treat on a 120-ft-Span Prestressed Concrete Beam
Tests to destruction of 120-ft-span prestressed concrete beam similar to beams to be used in 4-span overpass at Chiswick, Great Britain; at ultimate load beam failed by crushing of concrete...

 

 

 

 

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