Topic: Projects

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How wet is your wetland?

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Swamp School have each released tools that automate the process to determine if a wetland is in dry, normal, or wet condition at any time.

The Victoria Falls Bridge holds its own against a natural wonder

Connecting Zambia and Zimbabwe, the Victoria Falls Bridge is a testament to man's ambition and outside-the-box thinking.

Artificial archipelago will store thermal energy off Helsinki’s coast

Ten 225 m diameter ‘islands’ – four encased in domes to form greenhouses – will store heat in deep, thermally insulated basins that can hold up to 10 million cu m of water.

Engineers help prepare for hurricane season

To protect people and infrastructure from hurricanes, engineers' efforts range from sea walls to sewer systems, with an emphasis on sustainability.

Shenzhen, China, transportation hub inspired by mangrove’s root structures

With transit connectivity inspired by the root structure of mangrove trees, the new transit hub in Shenzhen, China, will link air-, land-, and water-based transit.

Clearwater, Florida, park will link downtown to waterfront

A 24-acre public park in Clearwater, Florida, will provide multiple recreational facilities while better connecting the city’s downtown to its urban waterfront along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.

Civil Engineering Almanac – The Lincoln Highway Association is established

Reuben Hull's Civil Engineering Almanac travels back to the establishing of the Lincoln Highway Association.

Denver Water reaches key milestone on North System Renewal Project

As part of its $600 million North System Renewal Project, Denver Water is constructing the new 75 mgd Northwater Treatment Plant and installing a new 8.5 mi long finished water pipeline.

Army Corps’ rapid mapping helped end Piney Point evacuations in Florida

In early April, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers rapidly developed new inundation maps to help address public safety concerns due to a leaking reservoir at a decommissioned phosphate plant in Florida.

Civil Engineering Almanac – First amusement park roller coaster in the US

Reuben Hull's Civil Engineering Almanac travels back to the opening of the first roller coaster in the United States was opened at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York.