Linking Linear Greenways To Communities

Horticultural, Botanical & Environmental Resources

Milwaukee County Parks' Brown Deer Golf Course Lands P. G. A. Tour Event: A Gem of a Golf Course is Polished to a New Brilliance

Two Case Studies of Marine Parks & Marinas as Economic and Tourism Activity Stimulators in Brazil

Marine Recreation Project of the City of Yokohama - Marine Park and Hakkei Island -

Chicago's Waterfalls
The 1994 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award goes to successful implementation of an elegantly simple idea: aerate sluggish water by letting it fall through man-made waterfalls....

A Thousand Points of Data
Significant cracking was discovered in a multistory parking garage shortly after construction. Was it safe to open? Based on visual inspection, a bridge was down-rated, with potential...

Deep Dig, Tight Squeeze
Since it opened in 1928, the North Station/Boston Garden Complex has secured a firm place in local history. Boston Garden, home of the Bruins hockey and Celtics basketball teams, has been...

Marinas, Parks and Recreation Developments
This proceedings, Marinas, Parks & Recreation Developments, contains papers presented at the International Conference sponsored by...

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:...

Environmental Campus for EPA
Green design, fiscal responsibility and a new Corps of Engineers value engineering program come together in EPA's $240 million new central research campus to be built in North...

Soil-Cover Success
After seven years of operation and extensive vertical and lateral expansions, owners of the Kingsland Park Sanitary Landfill, located in northern New Jersey's Meadowlands,...

A Decision Support System for the Operation of Joint-Use Parking
A prototype decision support system (DSS) developed for streamlining the operation of a joint-use parking program is discussed. The DSS involves a combined usage of geographic information...

CADD Applications in Transportation: Beyond Highway Design
Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) software have become very prominent in the design of transportation facilities. There are currently a number of third party packages that operate...

Investigation of Diaphragm Walls to Improve Performance, Design, and Construction
As a result of the need for tunnels, underground highways and parking structures, cofferdams, facilities related to the improvement of the environment, etc., there has been a significant...

Seismic Stabilization of St. Joe State Park Tailings Dams
Tailings dams constructed by the `upstream' method are known to be seismically vulnerable, but field experience indicates that their seismic stability usually improves following termination...

Double Rock Park Stream Restoration Project
The Double Rock Park stream restoration is a pilot project for the Baltimore County, Maryland, Stream Restoration Program. The study assessed watershed conditions and the stream channel...

Estimating Maintenance Cost of Existing Stormwater Retention Ponds
The 280-acre Kensington Business Park includes 11 stormwater retention ponds that were also designed to provide aesthetic enhancement. Maintenance of these ponds became a concern when...

The West Point Story—Chapter 3: An Integrated Park and Treatment Plant
The West Point Wastewater treatment plant in Seattle sits on a small parcel of land that juts out into Puget Sound. In 1984, controversy erupted when Seattle Metro recognized that West...

The West Point Story—Chapter 5: Construction
As design of the West Point plant neared completion, the municipality of Seattle addressed construction of the facilities. The challenge was to build a complex wastewater treatment plant...

 

 

 

 

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