This is a great 5-minute video put together by Terracon to showcase a project for the Missouri DOT, the replacement of the Hurricane Deck Bridge at the Lake of the Ozarks. The design team was focusing on the possible re-use of the foundations, so Terracon employed their own geotechnical engineer divers for the work.
I know this video made the rounds by email and on Geoengineer a while back, but I haven’t posted it here. It shows a novel way of installing piles in softer soil. Those guys have […]
A colleague of mine sent me an amazing video of a culvert failure and subsequent road collapse in Freeport Maine during a storm. The culvert was unable to accommodate the high volume of water, and it was backing up behind the roadway embankment like a dam, and spilling out onto the roadway. In a span of about 3 minutes, the entire section of road collapsed and was washed downstream. I don’t know the exact date the video was taken, but it appears to be in August of 2008. Click through for the video.
Here is a video about a nifty software product I came across at the trade show, xGEL LabMate. I enjoyed the chance to chat with Art Koenig, the president of GeoSmart Software about this software, […]