Downtown Goes Uptown in Stainless Steel
In an unusual urban planning endeavor, a business district in Houston upgraded infrastructure, and added stainless steel design elements to unify the area. About $11 million was raised...

How Creative Engineers Think
Engineering giants think in a non-traditional way, combining scientific thinking with creative thinking, which results in technological thought. The author gives examples of how Gustave...

Tough Conditions, Innovative Solutions
Two major innovations in U.S. construction practice are part of the solution to a complex and difficult portion of the Massachusetts Highway Department's Central Artery/Tunnel...

Keeping Tabs on Two Tunnels (available in Geoenvironmental Special Issue only)
Engineers devised a unique liquid level monitoring system to check vertical movements in 90-year old twin subway tunnels. Construction for the Boston Central Artery/Tunnel project requires...

Design and Construction of the First Bored Tunnel Under the Nile River

Train/Vehicles Wind-Induced Hazard and Its Mitigation

Compensation Grouting
To minimize ground movement while tunneling a sewer 5 m below Toronto's Spadina subway line, engineers used special instrumentation, tunneling control and grouting to limit...

Tunneling Against Time (Available only in the Geoenvironmental Special Issue)
The phenomenal growth of Las Vegas has prompted nearly $1 billion worth of water-supply projects. A $33 million tunnel scheme—a critical element of the new construction—is on pace. The...

Twin Peaks—The Oregon Convention Center, an Architect's Perspective

Controlling Factors in the Aerodynamic Stability of Cable Stayed Bridges

Analysis of SPTC Walls on the Central Artery/Tunnel Project

Internal Wind-Pressure Comparisons for a Full-Scale and Model Building

Watching Under Boston
Managing the daily operations of Boston's Central Artery/Ted Williams Tunnel project requires integrating a variety of hi-tech systems to ensure efficient traffic flow. The...

Incorporating Microtunnels into the Design of Pipeline Networks

Valley Center Pipeline Tunnel

The North Metro Interceptor Sewer

Horizontal Directional Drilling for Bypass Tunnels

Installation of an Reinforced Concrete Sewer Through the Basement of an Existing Six-Story Building

Trenchless Technology for Cultural Resource Protection City of San Diego North Mission Valley Interceptor Sewer Tunnel Installation

Electronic Toll Collection and Safety at the Holland Tunnel

 

 

 

 

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