Urban Storm Water Instrumentation: a Field Observation
The Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas metroplex has 7 cities with populations of at least 100,000 that are required to meet national Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting requirements...

Galveston Bay 3-D Model Study Channel Deepening Circulation and Salinity Results
The effects of deepening the Houston Ship Channel through the Galveston Bay estuary are predicted using the 3-D finite element numerical model RMA10-WES. The primary concern is the effect...

GIS and SWMM Applications in Developing the Lake Houston Watershed Management Program
The City of Houston has undertaken the task of developing a Watershed Management Program for the 2,828 square mile lake Houston Watershed in an effort to prevent future degradation of...

Summary Report Case Histories Session: Design of a 71 Story Composite Building in Dallas by Richard Henige, LaMessurier Consultants

The Ivie Pipeline Delivering Water to West Texas
The Ivie Pipeline is a $76,000,000 - 156-mile long water pipeline being constructed in West Texas. This paper describes highlights of the planning, design, and construction phase....

Evaluation of a Proprietary Tape Coating Alternative for the 157 Mile Ivie Pipeline
A two part evaluation of alternative protective coating systems for the 157 mile Ivie pipeline was made. In Part I, an evaluation was made on the suitability of a proprietary tape coating...

Pipelines Crossing Highways and Railroads by Tunneling
When new pipeline construction requires the crossing of highways and railroads, a pipeline is generally installed in pipe or tunnel linear plate encasement which has been installed by...

North Ramp Pavement Evaluation/Rehabilitation—Houston Intercontinental Airport
The North Ramp at Houston's Intercontinental Airport is approximately 23 years old and serves Terminals A and B and also serves as a primary taxiway. Prior to having the new international...

The TrAAm People Mover Project
TrAAm is the new exclusive people mover for American Airlines at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Since opening in late 1991 it has been carrying over 18,000 people a day....

American Airlines' TrAAm System Vehicle Modification/Conversion Program
In October of 1992 American Airlines inaugurated a new people mover service among four stations within its two-terminal complex at the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport (D/FW). Named the `TrAAm,'...

Automatic Power Factor Correction Equipment—The TrAAm People Mover System
The introduction of the American Airlines' TrAAm project brought numerous modifications to support the addition of guideway, stations and the operation of three-car trains to the existing...

Stabilization of South Texas Soils with Fly Ash
The expansive soils of south Texas have traditionally been stabilized with lime or Portland cement. As an alternative, a class F fly ash was tried to stabilize expansive soils obtained...

Perimeter Load Transfer in Drilled Shafts in the Eagle Ford Formation
Results of six full-scale compression loading tests at four sites in the Dallas area are considered. Compressive strengths (qc) of the rock varied...

HUD Concerns: Post-Tensioned Foundations in Texas
An investigation was conducted of post-tensioned slab foundation systems in Texas pursuant to a request from the Headquarters Office's of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development...

Everything's Coming Up Dallas

The Development of Fishery Habitat Value in Created Salt Marshes
This Coastal Ocean Program project was designed to examine the functional developmental rate of ten created marshes ranging in age from 3 or 15 years in the Galveston Bay system of Texas....

A Methodology for the Evaluation of Global Warming Impact on Soil Moisture and Runoff
Global warming is expected to increase the intensity of the global hydrologic cycle. Precipitation and temperature patterns, soil moisture requirements, and the physical structure of the...

Impacts of Hydropower Operation on Water Supply from Lower Colorado River in Texas
The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) of Texas is both a water and energy supplier to a large area of Central Texas. LCRA generates approximately 10 percent of its power from hydroelectric...

A Process to Enhance the Flow of Engineering and Management Information at Ford Hood, Texas
This paper describes a study of the information requirements at the DEH (Directorate of Engineering and Housing) at Fort Hood, Texas which was undertaken by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers...

Development and Implementation of Stormwater Utilities in Texas Cities
As more Cities begin to understand and feel the financial impact of EPA's Non-Point Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) stormwater regulations on their budgets, many are turning to stormwater...

 

 

 

 

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