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NCHRP Report 556: Design and Construction Guidelines for Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Bridge Abutments with a Flexible Facing

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 556: Design and Construction Guidelines for Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Bridge Abutments with a Flexible Facing, presents the findings of research undertaken to develop a rational design method and construction guidelines for using geosynthetic-reinforced ...

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NCHRP Report 544: Environmentally Sensitive Channel- and Bank-Protection Measures

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 544: Environmentally Sensitive Channel- and Bank-Protection Measures examines environmentally sensitive channel- and bank-protection measures and includes recommended design guidelines for their application and a selection system for helping to determine the most ...

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NCHRP Report 521: Identification of Research Needs Related to Highway Runoff Management

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 521: Identification of Research Needs Related to Highway Runoff Management summarizes significant stormwater management practices and research efforts, and it identifies the most pressing gaps and needs in the current state of ...

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NCHRP Report 516: Pier and Contraction Scour in Cohesive Soils

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 516: Pier and Contraction Scour in Cohesive Soils examines methods for predicting the extent of complex pier and contraction scour in cohesive soils. ...

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NCHRP Report 529: Guideline and Recommended Standard for Geofoam Applications in Highway Embankments

TRB National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 529: Guideline and Recommended Standard for Geofoam Applications in Highway Embankments includes a design guideline and recommended standard for geofoam applications in the design and construction of highway embankments. ...

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NCHRP Report 507: Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) for Deep Foundations

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 507: Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) for Deep Foundations examines resistance factors for driven pile and drilled shaft foundations,and provides a procedure for calibrating deep foundation resistance.



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NCHRP Report 515: Portable Scour Monitoring Equipment

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 515: Portable Scour Monitoring Equipment presents the findings of a research project undertaken to develop portable scour monitoring equipment for measuring streambed elevations at bridge foundations during flood conditions. The report provides ...

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GIS for Housing and Urban Development

The report describes potential applications of geographic information systems (GIS) and spatial analysis by HUDís Office of Policy Development and Research for understanding housing needs, addressing broader issues of urban poverty and community development, and improving access to information and ...

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Use of Computer Graphics Systems for Facilities Design in Public Agencies

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