Tag: Culvert Design

FHWA Videos Recommend Best Hydraulic Field Scoping Procedures

By Dusty Robinson, PE, Senior Project Manager When it comes to designing roadways and other transportation infrastructure, the structures themselves aren’t all that needs to be considered. Hydraulic design – or the impact water has on this infrastructure – is a critical consideration in transportation design. For example, the most common cause of bridge failures… Read More »

Taking Notice: Is that a Bridge or a Culvert?

Drivers intent on getting from Point A to Point B probably don’t notice how many times their vehicles travel over culverts and bridges along the route. And that’s good: unless the structures are designed to capture attention and add to the scenery, bridges and culverts are purely functional, allowing traffic to pass over ravines, bodies of water, roadways, railroad… Read More »