Pittsburgh G-I Chapter

A Faster, Cheaper, Better Way to Build a Wall: How a Simple Highway Widening Led to a Patent
When first opened in 1940, and as segments were later added to it, the Pennsylvania Turnpike (Turnpike) was principally a four-lane highway with two eastbound and two westbound lanes. As traffic volume...

Carolina Chapters; Pittsburgh Chapter

People: Five Members Recognized for Civil Engineering Contributions in Philadelphia

Book Review: Urville by Gilles Trehin. Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006

People: Central Pennsylvania Section Names McBride Young Engineer of the Year

A More Perfect Union
Established to promote greater public understanding of the United States Constitution, the National Constitution Center facility in Philadelphia is a structure of complex geometries articulated...

Homerun
The new ballpark for the Philadelphia Phillies pays tribute to the city's design scheme while offering clear sight lines from multiple vantage points....

Repairing Pittsburgh's Portal
Engineering the rehabilitation of Pittsburgh's Fort Pitt Bridge and Fort Pitt Tunnel involved an extensive inspection of their condition and a detailed evaluation of alternative...

Panel Discussion on Stormwater Issues in Pennsylvania
The management of stormwater in Pennsylvania has radically changed over the last several years due to the concern of the citizens of the Commonwealth, and the advent of NPDES Phase II....

Changing Channels
When the strict design parameters of a correctional facility in remote Pennsylvania meant blocking a headwater stream, a team of environmental engineers rerouted the waterway 400 ft (122...

Rock Foundations for Route 33 Bridge over the Lehigh River

Dam within a Dam
A routine inspection of the Rock Run Dam, an 84-year-old Ambursen-type structure in Chester County, Pennsylvania, revealed major stress cracks and water stains on the inside face of the...

Wastewater Trickling Filter Sinkhole Remediation with Limited Mobility Displacement Grouting

Penn State's Graduate Option in Watershed Stewardship
A Graduate Option in Watershed Stewardship has been created at Penn State with the objective of educating water resources students to implement team-oriented, interdisciplinary problem...

Testing the Load (Available in Geoenvironmental Engineering Special Issue only)
The Pittsburgh District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently began construction of a new gated dam to replace a nearly 100-year-old concrete fixed-crest dam on the Monongahela...

Customized Assessment Tool for Analyzing Individual or Synergistic Combination Effects of Transportation Control Measures: PAQONE

In Plain View
(Available only in Special Structural Issue) A structural engineer's work is typically hidden beneath layers of concrete and plaster, but the Pittsburgh Civic Center in the...

Coastal Response to a Detached Breakwater System: Presque Isle, Erie, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Bridge Scour Prediction Methods Applicable to Streams in Pennsylvania

 

 

 

 

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