The UK’s Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) is making 10 Rankine Lecture Papers available for free until June 16, 2012. The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) hosts the very prestigious Rankine Lecture each March. The lectures […]
TRBâ€™s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 429: Geotechnical Information Practices in Design-Build Projects addresses how states use geotechnical information in solicitation documents and contracts for design-build highway projects. The report examines current practices […]
Tunnel Business Online had a neat article in the April 2012 issue discussing the progress on the various New York MTA tunneling projects. They suggest that this may someday be considered the ‘Golden Age of […]
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Italy on Sunday, killing several and leaving an estimated 3,000 people homeless. A number of renaissance era buildings were damaged or destroyed in a region known for it’s production of […]
A bicyclist went around the barricades at the California Highway 1 Devil’s Slide Tunnel project after work hours and rode his bike through one of the tunnels, recording video as he went. I don’t advocate […]
The Oregon DOT stopped work on a 10-mile stretch of Highway 20 back in 2010 after several landslides were discovered during construction. Four bridges that were constructed by Yaquina River Constructors, a subsidiary of Granite […]
This video from RockWare shows a 4D Google Earth tour of a simulated groundwater contamination plume migration created using several tools in their RockWorks software package.