Tag: Drainage

Carefully Designed Sidewalks Take Center Stage

By Daryl Myers, PE Most people probably don’t spend much time thinking about sidewalks unless they: A) Have to pay for one. B) Have to walk in the street because their neighborhood lacks them. However, engineers and landscape architects give a lot of thought to sidewalks and/or multi-use paths when these pedestrian lanes are a part of… Read More »

Resolved: To Design an Even Better 2016 for You

The end of the calendar year is a good time to reflect – not only on the past 52 weeks but also on what lies ahead. If you’re planning to make a New Year’s resolution but have procrastinated to the point of thinking, “Forget it. Maybe I’ll do that next year,” don’t fear. 123NewYear.com has… Read More »

Training Flume Helps Engineers Get Their Hands Wet – And Keep Their Roads Dry

How much water can a culvert pass? Which pavement inlets work best? Does a liner change a pipe’s capacity? What problems can arise when there’s just too much water? Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Ayres Associates engineers have designed a training tool to help transportation engineers answer these and many more questions about highway drainage… Read More »