Quality and Quality Variations of Wet and Dry Mix Shotcrete - Experiences From Grödinge Railway Track Project

Open-Cut Sewer Crossing of Railroad Completed in Just 48 Hours

Bridge Design: Reality Bites Back
Many bridge engineers tend to ignore the process nature of reality, the fact that everything in this universe changes from moment to moment. When they are given the responsibility for...

Evolution of a Railroad's Earthquake Response

Designing for Drama
Near the Passaic River in Newark, N.J., not far from the famous Iron Bound restaurant district and Newark's Penn Station, construction crews swarm around the steel skeleton...

Northridge Earthquake
Lifeline Performance and Post-Earthquake Response
This monograph describes the earthquake performance, emergency response, and recovery for the following lifeline systems: electric power, water, wastewater communications, roads and bridges,...

Returning A Landmark

Managing Construction of the L.A. Metro Red Line

Jacksonville Intermodal Center

Ready for Anything
The author describes the temporary bridge developed by Caltrans for use in emergency situations where stretches of highway bridge are damaged. The bridge is made of salvaged railroad flatcars...

Bridge Rail Impact Forcing Functions
Bridge rails are designed according to AASHTO standards with a static 10-kip (44.5 kN) lateral load. The computer programs BARRIER VII and COSMOS are used to determine the deflections...

Marta North Line Midtown Station
This paper presents a case study of a cast-in-place concrete rapid transit station structure. Attention is focused on the performance of the monolithically connected, three-dimensional...

Seismic Performance of Railway Bridges
Historically, the seismic performance of railway bridges in the U.S.A. has been very satisfactory during earthquakes of this century. There are many possible factors contributing to this...

Field Tests of Railway Bridges
A research program focused on the evaluation of railway bridges has been underway for the past five years. The objectives of a research are as follows: (1) determine the loading spectra...

Rail Service to Airports
Rail service is available at seven North American airports, and service is available by a shuttle bus connection at more than nine other North American airports. Additionally, rail service...

Switzerland: Rail Access to Airports and the Fly-Luggage System
Swissair and the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) offer a unique service for air passengers travelling to and from their Swiss airport of departure or arrival. In conjunction with private...

Investments in the Future
The projects that earned the 1994 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Awards of Merit were improvements to the nations transportation and environmental infrastructures. On the outskirts...

Let's Go to the Videotape
Illustrating a design concept to educate and soften the resistance of community groups, environmentalists, government regulators and funding agencies is not a new idea. But the state of...

Poland Gets Moving
Poland's transportation network is a victim of two world wars, foreign domination, and neglected maintenance, but there are ambitious plans to rebuild the road and rail systems....

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...

 

 

 

 

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