Colorado Chapter; Florida West Coast Chapter; St. Louis Chapter; Orange County Chapter

Cooperation Keeps Construction on Track
As with the design process, each phase of construction of the Antero Dam rehabilitation saw Denver Water, RJH Consultants Inc., HDR, the Colorado Division of Water Resources (also known as the State Engineer's...

Bridging the Genesee River Gorge Has a Complex History
In the early 1850s, the Buffalo and New York City Railroad, a subsidiary of what would later be known as the Erie Railroad, expanded westward from the New York City area toward Buffalo, New York. As part...

Network Tied Arches in the United States
The outlook for network tied arches in the United States is bright....

In Memoriam: Nadim Fuleihan, ScD, PE, M.ASCE; Grants for Women in Deep Foundations; Rowe to Present Mercer Lecture; G-I Supports Professional Geoscientist Licensure in Texas

Connecticut Valley Chapter; New York Metropolitan Section Chapter; Pittsburgh Chapter; St. Louis Chapter; Orange County Chapter

Carolinas Chapters; Minnesota Chapter; St. Louis Chapter

Hayward Baker Opens in Phoenix; GEO-Institute Organizational Members

Georgia Chapter; Kansas City Section Chapter; Los Angeles Chapter

Engineer Unknowingly Waives Legal Protection from Lawsuit
The Texas Supreme Court was asked to decide whether an engineering firm can be determined to have waived its right to require a certificate of merit because of its conduct during litigation....

“Touch Screens” for Roadways: Colorado Tests Smart Pavement
A smart pavement system will be installed in Colorado that can track movement atop it, detecting, for example, when a vehicle does not successfully navigate a dangerous, remote mountain corridor....

Testing the Limits: The Marshall Space Flight Center's S-1C Static Test Stand
The massive S-1C Test Stand in Huntsville, Alabama, allowed NASA engineers to test-fire and refine the rocket engines that helped send astronauts to the moon....

From Fame to Failure: The St. Francis Dam (Part 2)
In the July/August issue, History Lesson examined the construction of California's St. Francis Dam and its catastrophic failure in 1928. This month's instalment examines the causes and aftermath of the...

Ground-Penetrating Radar Redefines Archaeology Site's Methodology
An experimental use of ground-penetrating radar on an archaeological dig in Jamestown, Virginia, has redefined the approach to archaeology at the site....

The Corps and the Cofferdam: Raising the USS Maine
A decade after it sank in the Havana Harbor, a team of Army engineers raised the USS Maine to determine what caused the explosion that sank it....

Reviewing the Civil Engineer's Ethical Obligations at Home and Abroad
Do the codes of conduct for engineers practicing in the United States and abroad reflect a common understanding of an engineer's ethical obligations?...

Storage for One More Century
Since its completion more than a century ago by a previous owner, Denver Water's Antero Dam has experienced seepage problems, forcing the utility to limit the storage capacity of the associated reservoir....

Delivering Olmsted Lock and Dam
The Olmsted Locks and Dam, the largest civil works project by the US Army Corps of Engineers since the Panama Canal, became operational in August 2018. More than 30 years in the making, the $3-billion...

Uplifted
The new Fore River Bridge, near Boston, leaves more room vertically and horizontally for passing ships, and its lift towers employ several cost-saving innovations....

Originality Built In
The new Goethals Bridge linking New Jersey and New York is a twin cable-stayed crossing that incorporates an innovative cable-stayed anchor in its towers, which angle outward to keep melting ice off the...

 

 

 

 

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