Seattle Rehab Project (1988-89) Seattle Metro

The Development of Metropolitan Water Markets: Seattle, Washington 1887-1987
This paper applies the case-study approach to examine the development of metropolitan water markets and its implications for central city and suburban water districts. The greater Seattle,...

Expert Systems for Drought Management: A Case Study
This paper describes the development and application of a computer model used by the Seattle Water Department (SWD) for operations during drought. This model provides guidance for initiating...

Cedar Falls Project—Major Rehabilitation
This paper presents planning objectives and operational considerations which governed the design and construction of a major rehabilitation project implemented at the City of Seattle's...

Single Conduit Dam Design
In today's arena of increasingly higher costs for major dams, planners and designers are continuing to look into ways of reducing the overall costs for the development of...

Cedar Falls Project-Rehabilitation with RCC
This paper presents an overview of the planning, design, and construction considerations used during the development of the 9. 1 m (30-foot-high) Cedar Falls Roller Compacted Concrete...

Crossing A Freeway
The Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle is being constructed on air rights spanning Interstate-5, adjacent to the seven acre Freeway Park that also spans the highway....

A Benthic Environmental Evaluation Protocol for a New Municipal Marine Outfall
Concurrent with siting studies to relocate a 72 mgd secondary outfall diffuser in deep water (200 meters), the Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle initiated a three year baseline study...

The Great Highway Coverup
Public opinion has forced changes in highway design since the first ones were built 30 years ago. In the Seattle area, this environmental sensitivity led to federal court action and to...

Use of a Schedule and Runcut Simulator
The development of a computer program which simulates the transit scheduling and runcutting processes is discussed. The program, called OCRS, was developed for the Multi-Corridor Project...

Toxicant Reduction in the Dunny Way CSO
Combined sewer overflows (CSO) are a source of pollution to receiving waters and need to be controlled. As an interim approach to improving environmental conditions at this site in Seattle,...

Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle West Point Beach Restoration
There are many ways to manipulate shorelines to prevent erosion. Such efforts often reduce the usable habitat and recreational area associated with the beach. Construction of a natural...

Application of a Management Strategy for Dredging and Disposal of Contaminated Sediments to Proposed U.S. Navy Homeport Project at East Waterway, Everett Harbor, Washington
The U. S. Navy proposed to homeport a Carrier Battle Group, and requested technical assistance from the Seattle District, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, to evaluate dredging and disposal...

Experimental Studies, Structural Design and Full-Scale Measurements for the Columbia Seafirst Center
The Columbia Seafirst Center is a 76-story office tower located in downtown Seattle, Washington. It rises to a height of about 940 feet above ground and is the world's 10th...

Design of Viscoelastic Dampers for Columbia Center Building
To reduce the dynamic response of a building with a given height and plan area to wind load, aside from inherent damping of the building, the designer has a few options available to him/her....

Terminal 18 Entry Facility—Port of Seattle
This paper presents a successful approach that was used in the planning, design, permit coordination, and expansion of the entry/exit facilities at Terminals 18 and 20 at the Port of Seattle....

Waterfront Planning and Development
These papers were presented at the Waterfront Planning and Development Symposium held in October, 1986 during the Boston ASCE Convention. The Symposium presented an all inclusive picture...

Puget Sound Alluvium: A Challenge in Design of Pile Supported Port Facilities with Dredged Slopes
The geotechnical investigation, evaluations, and recommendations for the Port of Seattle Terminal 18/20 Improvement Project are described and compared with observed performance during...

Terminal 5 Renovation—Port of Seattle
The Port of Seattle is currently renovating its Terminal 5 facility on the west bank of the Duwamish River on the west side of Harbor Island in Seattle. This paper describes the methods...

Pressuremeter Tests and Shoring Wall Design
Pressuremeter testing was used as an integral part in the design of the temporary tieback shoring wall for the Columbia Center office building in Seattle, Washington. Pressuremeter testing...

 

 

 

 

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