Subsurface Utility Engineering and Megaprojects: Avoiding Underground Conflicts Helps Speed Project Delivery
Experienced project owners realize that utility conflicts can be risky and pose unexpected impacts on the cost and delivery of projects, especially in urban settings. To help overcome these impacts, Subsurface...

Trenchless Goes Hybrid: Old Tricks Are Finding New Applications
The International Society for Trenchless Technology defines trenchless technology as "Underground construction methods of utility installation, rehabilitation, inspection, location and leak detection,...

Enhanced Detection and Mapping of Buried Utilities—A Sustainability Perspective
The social and environmental impacts and benefits of projects make up the triple bottom line that represents a modern view of sustainable project development. Rather than considering only...

Water Utilities Recognizing and Adapting to a 2050 Climate

Accuracy Assessment of the National Geodetic Survey's OPUS-RS Utility

Construction Speed and Existing Utilities

Loading Requirements for FRP Poles Utilized in other than Utility Line Applications

Safeguarding Water Utilities
Immediately after the September 11 terrorist attacks, many water and wastewater utilities adopted or expanded security measures. Now with many systems conducting or planning to conduct...

Update of ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No.74 Guidelines for Electrical Transmission Line Structural Loads
For many months there has been doubt that the latest version of ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No. 74. Guidelines for Electrical Transmission Line Structural Loading,...

Standard Guideline for the Collection and Depiction of Existing Subsurface Utility Data
Development of the referenced Standard began in 1996. It is slated for publication in summer of 2002. The intent of this standard guideline is to present a system of classifying the quality...

Non-Destructive Excavating Around Pipelines and Challenging Conditions
Hydrovac technology provides engineers and contractors with a unique solution for non-destructive excavating around sensitive buried lines. As a non-mechanical excavating method, it is...

Effect of Aluminum Compression on ACSR Conductor Sags at High Operating Temperatures
Deregulation and restructuring are sweeping the electric utility industry in the United States. As a result, many utility engineers are analyzing, re-rating, and upgrading their most critical...

Jet Grouting for Microtunneling and Shaft Construction in Highly Congested Utility Corridors

Installation of Conduits under Highways Using Trenchless Technology

A GIS-Based Interactive Decision Making Tool for Watershed Management
(No paper) BASINS—Better Assessment Science Integrating Point and Nonpoint Sources, a geographical information system- (GIS-) based tool developed and released by the US EPA, provides...

Year 2000 (Y2K) Reliability of Lifelines Worldwide

Partnerships for Regional Lifeline Earthquake Mitigation

Multi-Hazard Analysis of Utility Lifeline Systems

Construction of Unlined Tunnels for Icecap Stations

Tree Damage to Electric Utility Infrastructure Assessing and Managing the Risk from Storms





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