1990's Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement nominees are described. The Fall Lake Reconstucted Dam, a 12 ft high, 230 ft long concrete wall hidden by large boulders and rock materials, is anchored to bedrock, can cut off water flow, and provide a stable base for tethering 3 and 4 ft boulders with stainless wire rope. The Napoleon B. Broward Bridge is a 6-lane bridge which, with its 1,300 ft main span and two 650 ft flanking spans, is the longest cable-stayed bridge in the U.S. for either concrete or steel, and the longest span in the Western Hemisphere for concrete. Other OCEA nominees are as follows: Colorado's Little Dry Creek Flood Control Improvements, a 3-stage, multipurpose project constructed over 8 years; the I-27/I-579 North Hills/East Street Valley Expressway in western Pennsylvania; the Project 88 Wastewater Treatment Plan in Columbus, Ohio; the Wilmington Harbor South Disposal Areas Development, Delaware; and the Interstate Highway 10/Sam Houston Toll Road Interchange, Texas.

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  • Accession Number: 00497538
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 30 1990 12:00AM