Bridge to the Future
An arched footbridge under construction in Seoul, South Korea, that is reconnecting the metropolis with a tranquil island, will demonstrate the compressive strength and sleek design potential...

Finite Element Analysis of Reinforced Concrete in Bridge Seismic Design Practice

Modeling of Shear Beahvior of RC Bridge Structures

Calendar: Bridges 2002 Calendar
Featured bridges are: Ironworkers Memorial Bridge (Canada); Deception Pass Bridge (WA); Seohae Grand Bridge (South Korea); Brooklyn Bridge (NY); Clark Memorial Bridge (KY); London.s Tower...

Jet Grout Foundation for Rail Road Bridge

Safeguarding Bixby Bridge
The two-lane arch bridge over Bixby Creek—in Big Sur, California—reflects the Art Deco style popular in the early 1930s, when the crossing was built. Its slender deck and arch ribs appear...

The Berlin Local Transport Company (BVG): A Part of Berlin
Public transport was in existence in Berlin for more than 150 years. Buses, trams, and underground trains were combined in a single company, whose initials BVG became part of Berlin. As...

Urban Public Transportation in Chennai and Its Operations and Use by People
The main problem in the city was the decreasing share of mass transit trips by rail. The planners desire that the public transport trips should be 60%. It also desired that in Chennai,...

Chicago's Urban Public Transportation System: Its Operations and Use by People
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) faces a number of challenges of all kinds in its attempts to gain and keep riders. But most important is finding ways to serve and satisfy its customers....

Urban Public Transportation of Singapore
Singapore is a city state with a land area of 648 sq km and a population of 3.8 million. The total daily trips generated is about 7 million. Of these, around 5 million trips are on public...

Re-Creating the Rainbow Bridge
A team of American and Chinese experts constructed a pier-free arch bridge in China based only on a 12th century...

Simulation of Tunnel Island and Bridge Piling Effects in a Tidal Estuary

The Use of GIS in Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamic Model Pre- and Post-Processing for Feature-Specific Applications

Replacing the East Bay Bridge
The seismically vulnerable East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will be replaced with a dual eastbound and westbound, 3.6-km-long structure. The cost of the replacement bridge...

IZMIT (Kocaeli), Turkey, Earthquake of August 17, 1999, including Duzce Earthquake of November 12, 1999
Lifeline Performance
Prepared by the Earthquake Investigation Committee of the Technical Council of Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. On August 17, 1999, the Izmit...

Saving the Williamsburg Bridge
The Williamsburg Bridge, which has connected Brooklyn to Manhattan for more than 97 years, is midway through an ambitious 14-year, $800-million reconstruction that will save the venerable...

Chi-Chi, Taiwan, Earthquake of September 21, 1999
Lifeline Performance
Prepared by the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. On September 21, 1999, central Taiwan was struck by a devastating earthquake...

Calendar: Bridges 2001 Calendar
Featured bridges are: Whipple Bowstring Bridge (OH); Alsea Bay (Waldport) Bridge (OR); Brush Creek Bridge (KS); Whipple Through Truss (OH); Simon Kenton Bridge (OH); Rogue River (Rock...

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...

Existing Urban Public Transportation System and Its Operations and Usage
In Osaka City, a new urban center was developed in the waterfront area to decentralize the excessively concentrated business activities. In order to connect the newly developed center...

 

 

 

 

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