The Physiography and Engineering Constraints of the Continental Slope in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico
The emplacement of structures on the seafloor has always been difficult but until recently, few knew just how difficult possible construction on the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico Continental...

Access Control to Projects Via Raised Islands
When addressing driveway maneuvers at a new development, alleged ailments Must be quantified before drafting a cure. If a problem is anticipated, alternative solutions should be investigated,...

The Small Mars Rover
Mars rover is one of the principal technical means intended for studying the surface of Mars. The first Mars rover was delivered to the Mars surface in 1971 and was designed for studying...

Uniform Traffic Impact Assessment Studies—A Case History of Riverside County, California
A publication was issued by the Transportation Department of Riverside County, California, in December of 1989 which required all traffic impact studies performed for new development to...

Traffic Impact Analysis Standardization—The Orange County, California Experience
Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) procedures can vary significantly from one agency to another. In Orange County, many cities and the county have adopted their own specialized techniques and...

Seismic Survey Considerations in the Planning and Design of Dredging Projects for Marine Terminal Facilities
This paper presents a case study of the value of high resolution seismic survey information when planning and designing a dredging project for a marine terminal facility. Advances in high...

Colgate Palmolive Transportation Impact Case Study
The Colgate Palmolive Company owns eleven city blocks of land in the Exchange Place area of downtown Jersey City, New Jersey. Colgate Palmolive operated manufacturing facilities on their...

A Guideline for Determining Minimum Threshold Requiring Traffic Impact Studies
Over the years, a number of localities have developed and adopted some form of traffic impact assessment (TIA) guidelines. As part of this study, an informal survey conducted showed that...

Are Existing Traffic Methodologies Realistic?
Several issues that will need to be addressed in the development of national uniform guidelines for Traffic Impact Statements (TIS) are discussed. A standard TIS preparation methodology...

Use of D-C Resistivity to Map Saline Ground Water
It has been estimated in previous studies that 23 square miles of the Oxnard aquifer, a member of a multi-layered aquifer system beneath the Oxnard plain in Ventura County, California,...

Jet Grouting for a Self-standing Wall

Trip Generation Rates, a Historical Look
This paper compares the 1990 weighted average trip generation rates of military bases, shopping malls, universities, airports, and hospitals for San Antonio-Bexar County and Amarillo,...

Commuter Infiltration, The Unaddressed Issue
Traffic Impact Reports usually assign project-related traffic only to the adjacent collector and arterial highways. Usually the reports do not attempt to address possible commuter infiltration...

Site Characterization and the Method of Multiple Working Hypotheses

Trends in Published ITE Trip Generation Rates
Since 1976...

Developing Infrastructure Lifecycle Solutions

Estimation of Pass-By Trips Using a License Plate Survey
The objective of the study was to determine whether it is possible to estimate the percentage of pass-by trips using a license plate survey instead of the traditional interview survey....

Comparison of Delay and ICU Analyses—Case Study
Traffic Management Initiative was a petition-based referendum that sought to limit traffic impacts of proposed or planned development through the use of more stringent transportation planning...

The Application and Use of Impact Fees: Legal Issues
Local governments in the United States are empowered, in varying degrees to regulate land use and to provide adequate public facilities to serve new growth. To meet the substantial costs...

Corridor Planning and Traffic Assessment: Small Sites and Neighborhoods
Determining the appropriate use of a piece of property, or the uses for larger land areas in a portion of a city, requires consideration of many facts. A recently completaed project was...

 

 

 

 

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