The new route for Washington State Route 410 will go around the toe of the Nile Valley landslide. The 2009 Nile Valley landslide blocked the highway and diverted the Naches River. The DOT selected the […]
Accelerated flow testing of geosynthetic drains – Source: Geosynthetics Army using ground-penetrating radar to look for Agent Orange at Korea base – Source: Stripes Flooding steers clear of Moab uranium pile – Source: The Salt […]
The Toronto Transit Commission is starting a $2.6 Billion project to connect the City of Toronto with the municipality of York. This Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension Project (TYSSE) consists of an 8.2 km extension of […]
Pittsburgh, PA – June 2, 2011 – Missouri’s Interstate 44 is considered one of the most frequently traveled highways in the central United States. In early March of 2011, Nicholson Construction was contacted to perform an emergency response grouting operation on the Gasconade Bridge, part of I-44 westbound, over the Gasconade River in Laclede County.
During construction of the drilled shaft foundations for Temporary Bent No. 6, it was determined that voids were present both beneath and adjacent to the north footing for Intermediate Bent No. 6. Test borings by MoDOT indicated that the void varied in depth from zero to five feet, but the horizontal extents were unknown upon Nicholson’s arrival to the site. [Editor] Click through for the rest of the press release from GeoPrac.net sponsor Nicholson Construction. [/Editor]
From ASCE Smart Brief: With summer here, it’s time to develop your nominations for the following awards in the construction and geotechnical specialties. Let ASCE’s Honors and Awards Program know of someone you think may […]
Golder performed a comprehensive field investigation and seismic site classification at the site of the Canadian Embassy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Even though the embassy was relatively new, it was damaged during the 2010 Haitian earthquake. […]
A new report issued by the Geo-Institute and prepared by the Geotechnical Constructability Task Force is targeted at owners, and seeks to educate them on why they need the services of a geotechnical engineer and […]