An 11-foot diameter limestone core has become a ‘geotechnical monument’ of sorts according to the good folks at Dan Brown and Associates. DBA was the geotechnical designer for a new bridge carrying I-70 over the […]
My colleage Robert Thompson at Dan Brown and Associates has posted about the World Record O-Cell test they were involved in on the new Mississippi River Bridge for I-70 in St. Louis, Missouri. The new […]
Death toll in NW China landslide rises to 23 – China Daily Italian Team Repairing Collapsed Head-Race Tunnel at Ethiopian Dam – ENR: Engineering News Record OSHA Cites Company Following Trench Fatality – KPVI NEWS […]
Colorado governor Bill Ritter declared a disaster emergency Monday after a slide in Glenwood Canyon struck near midnight Sunday. It was located near Hanging Lake Tunnel, spot of a 2004 rockfall event that damaged a […]
The planning board for transportation improvements along the I-70 corridor in the Denver area of Colorado is pondering some improvements that, if implemented, could rival Boston’s "Big Dig" for cost. A high-speed train is being considered which alone could run $12 billion.
"A high-speed train is really the long-term solution, and . . . part of America’s long-term future is getting people out of single-occupancy vehicles," said Penny, Frisco town manager and head of the I-70 Coalition. He added that an I-70 project could outstrip Boston’s $14.8 billion "Big Dig."
ENR reports that repair work has begun on a portion of the Hanging Lake Tunnel on I-70 in Glenwood Colorado after a crack opened up in the tunnel bore ceiling slab. Read on for more info. (CDOT Photo)