Years of Planning for the South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project: Now It’s Time to Build! Rapidly but Gently!
When a complicated project is completed, and you ask the engineers, "What was the most challenging part of this project?" a couple of difficulties usually come to mind. We’ve all heard war stories from...

Site Constraints Complicate a Bulkhead Replacement: It Takes a Team to Overcome the Challenges
North American Aggregates (NAA), a leading supplier of aggregates in the New York area, recently constructed a new processing facility in Perth Amboy, NJ. One of the final components of the new facility...

Design of Shoreline Protection Measures : The Importance of Geotechnical Engineering in Waterfront Design
Over the past decade, there’s been an increased realization of the need to better protect our shorelines, particularly in urban environments along coastlines that have already been impacted by storm surge...

Construction Support Services
A preconstruction survey of existing structures within the anticipated construction zone of influence should be conducted before any construction begins. A plan for structures that need...

Innovative Use of a Groin Structure: Saving Cost, Shortening the Schedule, and Minimizing Impacts
Almost any type of construction activity can pose a shock to the surrounding environment and habitat. Obviously, the extent of the impact will depend on the location of the project and...

Diffraction of Waves by Semi-Infinite Breakwater

Hovering Breakwater

Wind-Generated Wave Diffraction by Breakwater Gap

Beach Replenishment for Amtrak's Niantic River Bridge Replacement

Seawalls, Seacliffs, Beachrock: What Beach Effects? Part 2

Keynote Address: Some Notes on Beach Nourishment

Floating Breakwater for Reservoir Marinas

Seawalls, Seacliffs, Beachrock: What Beach Effects? Part 1

Longshore Transport of Sand and Beach Nourishment

Dade County, Florida, Beach Nourishment and Hurricane Surge Protection Project

Seawalls, Seacliffs, Beachrock: What Beach Effects? Part 3

Watershed-Based Permitting — A Myth or Reality?
The United States Environmental Protection Agency has promulgated the Total Maximum Daily Load process to achieve the goals of the Clean Water Act. The TMDL processis applied to water...

Hurricane Protection System
This chapter discusses hurricane protection systems. Topics include standard project hurricane, levees and floodwalls, datums and elevations, and interior drainage and pump stations....

California's Efforts to Protect the Health of Beach Visitors

CMOM and EPA

 

 

 

 

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