Tag: Riprap

Riprap, Flood Mapping Useful in Fighting Rising Great Lakes Waves

Courtesy Bryan Nebel of Nebel Construction. By Peter Kolaszewski, PE Last year Lake Erie and Ontario water levels broke record high marks. Lakes Superior, Michigan, and Huron came within about an inch of record highs. Lake levels did not see their typical fall/winter decline, and Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, and Erie set new monthly records… Read More »

The Lowdown on How to Protect Property Against High Water in the Great Lakes

Courtesy Bryan Nebel of Nebel Construction. By Peter Kolaszewski, PE Water in three of the Great Lakes (Erie, Ontario, and Superior) reached its highest level in a century in 2019, and more of the same is forecast for 2020. Public agencies, consultants, and homeowners are scrambling to react, and emergency permitting has been offered by… Read More »

Another Award Shines Spotlight on US 34 Flood Repair Project

John Hunt William deRosset The Colorado Association of Stormwater and Floodplain Managers (CASFM) added its voice to those praising the results of the US 34 permanent repairs, awarding the project its 2019 Engineering Excellence Grand Award. The project provided permanent repairs to the US 34 corridor along the Big Thompson River near Loveland, Colorado. The… Read More »