Infrared Thermographic Sensing of Sewer Pipeline Problems
When a sewer caves in, it often takes the street, sidewalks, and surrounding buildings along for the ride. These collapses endanger public health and safety. Repairing a sewer before such...

The Reconstruction of the Morton Street Evacuation and Ventilation Shaft

The Great Chicago Flood of 1992
In April of 1992, a breach in a freight tunnel caused the river that flows through Chicago to pour into city building basements, causing the city to shut down. Critical utility systems...

Vine Street Reborn
Following decades of controversy and a four-year construction effort that threatened to drive both engineers and local motorists crazy, Philadelphia's Vine Street reopened...

Demand Management in New York City
The paper discusses the New York City municipal waater supply system and the various methods being utilized to reduce aggregate demand. Subjects covered include water consumption, metering,...

49th Street Bridge: A Study in Environmental Planning
The State of Florida, with its substantial environmental legislation, rigorous permitting requirements, and growing public awareness, poses a major challenge for the water resources engineer....

Roadside Associated Disturbance on Coastal Dunes
Park Road 100 extends through the developed southernmost 8 km of South Padre Island and continues northward for 11.5 km through the Secondary Dunes and Vegetated Flats (SDVF) zone of the...

Harvest Facility Protects and Improves Fishery
By constructing a trap and transfer/harvest facility to control anadromous fish migration, the trout fishery on the Boardman River was protected and the salmon fishery was improved. The...

Design Concepts for Vertical Kaplan Turbines
In this paper, some general aspects as well as selected design details of vertical Kaplan turbines are presented. The Monroe Street project which is under construction right now serves...

Collapse of the Cypress Street Viaduct
This paper is being presented by the Division of Structures, Post EarthQuake Investigation Team (PEQIT) on the collapse of the Cypress Street Viaduct in the City of Oakland, California,...

Inductive Loop Detection/Testing with DSP Techniques
Vehicle traffic control is recognized as an effective way to relieve mounting traffic congestion in large urban areas across the country. The most common method of vehicle detection is...

Cars: A Demand-Responsive Traffic Control System
This paper presents a demand responsive traffic control system for networks based on improvements from a combination of OPAC and ACTS approaches. The system has shown clear advantages...

Public Agency Issues in the Implementation of IVHS
Public agencies will be extensively involved in the deployment, maintenance, and operation of IVHS infrastructure. The existing fragmentation of transportation responsibilities will require...

Automatic Object Identification in Road
The methodology for automatic object recognition in real road traffic environment is presented. The proposed data acquisition methods have been tested on site. In addition, the fundamental...

Design and Evaluation of Multi-Band Progression Schemes
Multiband is a new arterial progression scheme that has the capability to assign each directional road section with an individually volume-weighted band. The method offers to the traffic...

Traffic Control System on the Hanshin Expressway
The Hanshin Expressway Public Corporation, Osaka, Japan has been developing and operating its automated traffic control system since 1969. This paper deals with the latest version of the...

Infrared Detector Developments
Modern road transport systems rely on information from sensors to operate safely and efficiently. The sensors are typically used to provide vehicle counting, occupancy, speed measurement...

Dynamic Route Guidance—The Drive Project CAR-GOES
The DRIVE project CAR-GOES has studied strategies for integrating road traffic management and central systems for dynamic route guidance and traffic signal control. This paper summarises...

Space Saving Dry-Stack Boat Storage Facility
Given sales and demographic data of recreational boating, urban dry-stack marinas will be the trend of the future where there is no room to expand. This paper describes a modern automated...

Marina Parking Study
This marina parking study establishes a rationale for determining parking demand at marinas on the north shore of Long Island Sound in Connecticut and New York. The study was performed...

 

 

 

 

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