The Sharon Escarpment, Israel: Management of a Backshore Cliff in a Densely Populated Environment
The Sharon Escarpment is a coastal backshore escarpment made of heterogeneous layered sandstone. This area is an increasingly exploited environmental resource. This paper defines the main...

State and Federal Funding for Beach Restoration Projects
California's beaches are an integral part of its culture and identity. The state's beaches are eroding at an alarming rate. Addressing this concern, CalCoast and CSBPA co-sponsored legislation...

A Whole New Experience
Experience Music Project co-founders Paul Allen and Jody Allen Patton wanted a new museum/interactive music facility for Seattle that reflected the creativity of Jimi Hendrix. In architect...

Towers in Motion (available in Structural Engineering Special Section only)
Undersea towers are typically designed to rigidly resist the forces of water and wind. But one type of tower is designed to be flexible and, rather than rely on its platform strength to...

Desert Wetlands
Two constructed wetlands demonstration projects in the Imperial Valley of California are being designed to help improve the water quality of the New River, which originates in Mexico and...

Fast TRAX
The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) completed its 15 mi (24 km), 16-station light-rail transit system, called TRAX, 13 months ahead of schedule and more than $20 million under budget. The...

Blocking the Tide
The city of Venice is in peril as a result of increased tidal flooding, and a proposed system of movable gates offers the greatest promise of safeguarding the city's future....

Trenchless Transformation
The Framingham Extension Sewer (FES) was constructed of reinforced-concrete pipe in the mid-1950s as part of the wastewater collection system for the greater Boston area. Age and hydrogen...

Protecting the Source
The city of New York is engaged in a five-year, $1.5 billion effort to protect water quality in the upstate watersheds that are the source of its drinking water. Under the terms of a 1997...

Quality and Construction Inspection— Heavy Civil Industry: Dams and Waterways

Construction Inspection in the Water and Wastewater Industry

The Separated Flow Around a Circular Bridge Pier

Pier Scour at Wide Piers

Vertical Contraction Scour at Bridges with Water Flowing Under Pressure Conditions

Scour at Wide Piers Relative to Flow Depth

Interim Procedures for Pressure Flow Scour

The Effect of Flow Skew Angle on Sediment Scour Near Pile Groups

Maryland SHA Procedure for Estimating Scour at Bridge Abutments Part 2 -Clear Water Scour

Maryland SHA Procedure for Estimating Scour at Bridge Abutments Part 2 -Clear Water Scour

Scour Monitoring at Johns Pass and Nassau Sound, Florida
Scour monitoring instruments were installed on two bridges spanning tidal inlets in Florida as part of a research project to develop scour instrumentation. Previous prototype installations...

 

 

 

 

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