The Best Places for Civil Engineers 2021
Houston, Los Angeles, and Denver top the list of the 10 best places to be a civil engineer this year — as they did last year. What’s new? Seattle and the Research Triangle area of North Carolina have slipped;...

Bill Shannon and Stan Wilson: Geotechnical Pioneers with a 60-Year Legacy
Starting a business today can pose an array of challenges–planning, financial, legal, and licensing among them. But at its core, a company's founders must be dedicated to...

Long-Term Performance Monitoring of a Hillside Retaining Wall
To accommodate expansion of the West Point Treatment Plant in Seattle, WA, a 3,000-ft-long soldier pile, tieback-anchored retaining wall was constructed from May 1991 to May 1992. An oblique...

Challenging Soils in Seattle, Washington

Come See Seattle in the Summertime

Pioneer Square Areaways
Pioneer Square, one of the earliest neighborhoods in Seattle, is adjacent to Elliott Bay. Much ofthis part of the city originally was built on existing land that used to get flooded. When...

NewsBriefs: Seattle Eases Height Restrictions on Buildings (The Seattle Times and Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Fundamentally Sound
Through careful coordination of remediation work that will include the dredging of contaminated sediment and the control of storm water, a busy Seattle shipyard is charting a course for...

Seattle Section's YMF Makes Anniversary Celebration a Yearlong Event

Damage Report from Seattle
The epicenter of the magnitude 6.8 earthquake that struck the Puget Sound region of Washington on February 28, 2001, was located 11 mi (18 km) northeast of Olympia and about 36 mi (58...

Seattle's Famed Kingdome Demolished in Two Phases

The New Orleans Network
Though Seattle and Portland are the cities usually associated with high rainfall, the New Orleans metropolitan area averages 58 in. (1,473 mm) of rainfall each year—more than any other...

The Digital Evolution
As designers such as Gehry Architects dream up ever-more fluid and sculptural shapes for buildings, the only way to turn those aesthetic shapes into solid, safe structures is by using...

Best of Both Worlds
All around the Pacific Rim structural engineers are experimenting with concrete filled steel tubes as structural elements. The concrete filled tubes take advantage of the best properties...

Tunnels through the History of Seattle

Bridge Seismic Retrofits in Seattle

Bear Creek Microtunnel for City of Seattle

Seattle Solutions
Many of Seattle's most important bridges are vulnerable to serious damage if a much-anticipated big earthquake hits. A city-wide study designated lifeline structures for retrofitting,...

Seismic Design for Seattle's First Avenue South Water Main

Geomorphological and Geotechnical Issues Affecting the Seismic Slope Stability of the Duwamish River Delta, Port of Seattle, Washington

 

 

 

 

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