To keep the loose soils beneath a planned hospital from liquefying and damaging the foundations during the design earthquake, Hayward Baker stabilized the site by performing wet soil mixing. In addition, HB installed tie down […]
MOUNT AIRY, NC—The 12-year-old riverfront Convention Center in New Bern, NC was in trouble. The building’s exterior is supported by pilings driven deep in the ground, but the floors sit directly on the earth and silt of the old riverbed. The land was in-filled by old docks and building debris in the 1970s and settling, erosion, and construction mistakes were taking their toll on the building.
Parts of the floor and patio sunk up to seven inches, cracks and uneven joints in the concrete slab floors were causing walking/tripping hazards, and gaps beneath walls were allowing sound to pass between what were designed as soundproof rooms.
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(Irvine, CA – September 28, 2012) Digital Map Products (DMP) is excited to announce that it will be participating as both an exhibitor and presenter at the International City/County Management Association’s (ICMA) 98th Annual Conference in Phoenix, AZ. This industry leading conference, which brings together local government decision makers who serve cities, counties, and regional entities of all sizes, will take place October 7th – 10th.
Digital Map Products, a leading innovator of cloud-based spatial solutions for business, government, and consumers will be presenting at the conference on Monday, October 8th from 12:45 – 1:45 p.m. Their Solutions Track session, titled “Information Rules: Communicating with Residents in the ‘Google Era’," will discuss how local governments can leverage Web 2.0 and mapping technologies to simultaneously improve citizen engagement and agency efficiency. The presentation will include case studies of municipalities who have succeeded in bridging their citizen communication gap by sharing information with residents through online interactive maps.
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TRBâ€™s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 437: Assessing the Long-Term Performance of Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls explores methods to assess the long-term performance of mechanically stabilized earth walls. For the purposes of the […]