Buried Treasure
A stream that for centuries had been an important part of Korea's capital but lost the battle to urbanization is to get a new lease on life....

Back on Track
Minneapolis, which last heard the clangor of electric streetcars in 1954, is proving once again that history repeats itself. The streetcars are back - in the form of a swift, modern light-rail...

Linking Past and Future
A superhighways spanning all of northern Greece - linking the port city of Igoumenitsa in the west to Turkey in the east - elevates an ancient trade route to modern design standards. Staggering...

The Best Alternative
The City of Portland, Oregon, is using a hybrid contracting scheme that combines the scheduling advantages of design/build with the control of a construction manager arrangement to construct...

City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation's Role in Transit Planning and Operation

Poetic Crossing
Named for Georgia's first national poet, Sidney Clopton Lanier, the new Sidney Lanier Bridge, spanning the Brunswick River in the city of Brunswick, is an elegant structure...

Liquid Assets
Educational Facilities and the fountains of a new plaza are making good use of water from a system that is remediating contaminated groundwater in Wichita, Kansas....

Par Excellence
A 50-year-old Brownfield with a mountainous pile of steel slag has been remediate and developed into a recreational site that boasts a free golf course for inner-city youth, a championship-quality...

Golden Opportunity
After abruptly losing access to a significant portion of its water supply during a severe drought, the city of Golden, Colorado, responded by employing innovative approaches to design...

Saving the Bay
By reducing the level of nutrients in their discharges, wastewater treatment plants within the Chesapeak Bay's vast watershed are putting much less environmental pressure...

San Diego Delivers
To maintain its ability to provide water to some of its rapidly growing regions, the city of San Diego is simultaneously laying two large diameter pipelines, one carrying potable water...

Transforming Crissy Field
The Presidio's Crissy Field in San Francisco has been converted from a military airfield and industrial storage yard into a magnificent urban waterfront park. Thanks to a...

Closing the Loop
By constructing an enormous pipeline system and a new pumping station, the city of Irving will bring a new supply of water to the Dallas-Fort Worth region and improve the reliability of...

The Creeping Storm
During the past 40 years the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has spent nearly a billion dollars constructing a barrier around the low-lying city of New Orleans to protect it from hurricanes....

Unleashing the Flow
A 70-year-old, two-lane roadway that stretches from Miami to Tamp Bay is impeding the flow of water through the Everglades. By studying eight possible solutions in detail, engineers determined...

A Dynamic Climate Downscaling Prediction System for N.E. Brazil
The International Research Institute for climate prediction (IRI) is collaborating with several levels of government and various local and foreign researchers in several key disciplines...

Rate of Under-Registration Due to Failures of Large Meters
Leaks and meter under registrations are suspected as primary components of unaccounted-for water in Korea. In 2001, national unaccounted-for-water rate is reported as 26.6%. More than...

Developing a Long Term BMP Sampling Program - Initial Results from the Villanova Stormwater Urban Partnership
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has teamed up with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to create a directed studies and long term research center...

Under Cover
In capping a 190-acre hazardous landfill in metropolitan Los Angeles, engineers saved time and money by relying on a construction method seldom used in the environmental sector: design/build....

Worthy Successor
Now under construction, the replacement for Florida's Hathaway Bridge, which crosses St. Andrew Bay in Panama City, will more than double the capacity of the existing structure....

 

 

 

 

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