- Ground thawing at Boston’s Big Dig site continues to be monitored, thawing slower than anticipated – Boston Globe via ASCE SmartBrief
- Crews filling void under Plant City (Tampa Bay Florida area) elementary school – Tampa Tribune
This is interesting, apparently the dozens of voids and sinkholes were reported at the school after farmers pumped out millions of gallons of water to protect their crops from freezing temperatures in early January.
- Troops in Afghanistan Will See Through Walls in 2010 | Danger Room – Wired.com
- Mudslides occur in the areas affected by the 2009 Station Fire in Los Angeles – Dave’s Landslide Blog
- 20-ft section of concrete retaining wall fails in Ft. Worth Texas, causes car to flip – NBC Dallas-Fort Worth
- ASU team finds smaller but more frequent quakes on San Andreas fault – Arizona Geology
- Foundations laid for former MG factory – New Civil Engineer
Piling is progressing at the Bournville College site, located at the the former MG Rover factory, Longbridge.
- Twelve families lose their homes in Kentucky landslide – WKYT via USGS
- Residents evacuate as new storm threatens mudslides in LA-area foothills – chicagotribune.com via USGS
- Landslide Hazard: More retaining walls built without permits – WOAI.COM San Antonio News
- Messy lawsuits likely left in landslide’s wake – The Smoky Mountain News
- The Road Came Tumbling Down, California Storms Hit Hard – CNN iReport via ASCE Smart Brief
- Tomorrow Begins Today: Climate Change and Geosynthetics – geosynthetica.net
- Falling boulder damages home, structures in Rockville, Utah – thespectrum.com | The Spectrum
Appropriate name for the town I guess.
- Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering — March 2010
- Construction crews unearth prehistoric tusk in Ridgefield – The Columbian
- First Segment of Bay Bridge Deck Lifted Into Place – ENR: Engineering News Record
- LSU Professor Ivor van Heerden Files Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Against LSU and University Officials – PR-CANADA.net
In this press release from what I presume is Dr. van Herdeen’s attorneys, it outlines his allegations that LSU officials tried to silence him and ultimately fired him because of his comments and congressional testimony that was critical of the Army Corp’s levee designs related to the failures that occurred during hurricane Katrina.