Implementation of a District Level Highway Routine Maintenance Needs Assessment Program
A routine highway maintenance needs assessment program allows a transportation agency to establish a maintenance work program consistent with the objectives of a pavement maintenance management...

Evaluation of Two Automated Thresholding Techniques for Pavement Images
Thresholding of pavement images is an important step towards the design of an automated pavement crack detection system. However, traditional automated thresholding techniques generally...

Infrastructure Condition Forecasting Using Neural Networks
Condition forecasting models are critical components of any infrastructure management system. infrastructure condition assessed through periodic inspections which assign ratings to various...

Transient Performance Model of Asphalt Pavement Deterioration and its Application to Repair Management
The Japanese Ministry of construction has conducted surveys of the pavement surface condition of national highways. This paper describes the evaluation of the performance of asphalt pavement...

Reliability Assessment of Concrete Pavement Sawing
Traditional concrete pavement design sometimes realize on qualitative decision based on experience, with concrete pavement sawing operations representing a specific case in point. presently,...

Pavement Network Level Management Using Micro PAVER
This paper presents pavement network level management using Micro PAVER with emphasis on pavement condition prediction modeling and annual and long range work planning....

Biodegradation Studies of Saudi ARabian Crude Oil
A bench-scale aerobic microbial degradation study of soil contaminated with Saudi Arabian crude oil was conducted. The effects of nutrient additions and seeding with naturally-occurring...

Evaluation of Plants for Coastal Dune Stabilization
The dune stabilization system used in the Phoenix Condominiums project can be used to enhance dunes all along the Atlantic and Gulf Coast. The plants and technology are available, which...

A Cooperative Coastal Data Collection Program in Washington State
The Washington State Department of Ecology and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have initiated a cooperative agreement for the joint management and funding of the Washington Coastal Data...

The Coastal Data Information Program?A Successful Federal, State and University Cooperation
The Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP) is a cooperative effort managed jointly by the U.S. Army Engineers, Waterways Experiment Station and the State of California, Department of...

A Comparative Study on the Hindcasted Wave Climates
For the various sites of Turkish Black Sea Coast wave prediction is carried out by the use of two different wind data sources obtained both from coastal meteorological stations and synoptic...

Canada's Atlantic Coastal Action Program: A Community-Based Approach to Coastal Management
ACAP is unique in the degree of stakeholder participation it employs. Whereas many CZM programs are government-centred and provide only for public advice or consultation, ACAP is founded...

Driver Response to Fog Conditions ? An Intelligent Approach
The Roads and Traffic Authority (RTA) on NSW is currently examining options for replacing its Driver Aid System on the F6 Tollway south of Sydney. On this road drivers are affected by...

Simulation of the Dynamic Traffic Flow on Urban Road Network
Methods of performing dynamic traffic assignment are needed to simulate traffic conditions on urban highways during peak periods of congestion. In this paper, the route choice behavior...

Precipitation Data in the Mountains of the Western United States: Do We Have What We Need?
Data collected by the National Weather Service and the Soil Conservation Service in the western United States are the primary sources of precipitation information for engineering and hydrologic...

Evaluation of the Effects of Weather Modification to Enhance Reservoir Yield During Drought?Salinas Valley, California
Cloud seeding has been conducted for water years 1990-91 and 1991-92 in Monterey County, California in response to the extended drought. The Monterey County Water Resources Agency weather...

WSR-88D Precipitation Processing and Its Use in National Weather Service Hydrologic Forecasting
The National Weather Service (NWS), along with the Department of Defense and Transportation, have begun deployment of a new national network of weather radars referred to as the WSR-88D....

A New Look at the Potential of Hygroscopic Seeding in Summertime Convective Clouds
Hygroscopic seeding was conducted in the sixties and early seventies in the USA, but since then, most cloud seeding efforts have used glaciogenic seeding materials, usually silver iodide...

Hourly Reference Evapotranspiration by Bowen Ratio and Penman Methods
Hourly and daily reference evapotranspiration (ETo) computed from Bowen ratio energy balance (BREB) measurements were compared with ETo estimated from the hourly Penman equation (ETP)....

The Utah Climate Center Weather Data Network
The Utah Climate Center weather data network includes 52 sophisticated, automated weather stations. Weather parameters are monitored in real-time and hourly summarized data are gathered,...

 

 

 

 

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