More stories about Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

  • Pervious pavement naturally absorbent

    Pervious pavement is a design alternative that allows water to percolate through the pavement structure and into underlying soils—an achievement that directly conflicts with even lecture on traditional pavement design delivered in universities across the country.

  • Modeling with CFD

  • Rural roads prove deadly for Southeast drivers

    Rural two-lane highways are the largest single class of roads in the United States-and they are the deadliest, especially in the Southeast. From 1996 to 2000, almost one-third of the nation's traffic fatalities occurred in just eight southeastern states; of those, 64% occurred on rural roads...

  • Shirley Franklin

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  • Considering ConOps?

    In recent years, abrupt, contentious, and widely publicized terminations of contract operations (ConOps) agreements for water systems in Atlanta, New Orleans, and other municipalities have raised many questions regarding this form of facility management. Is ConOps a cost-efficient option to keep a...

  • Plant provides ‘green’ energy

    DeKalb County, Ga., is developing a new landfill gas generation plant and has approved a 10-year contract to sell energy from the landfill to Georgia Power.

  • Road breaks new ground

    Construction crews along Georgia's Interstate 285 have done more than reconstruct the roadway's shoulders—they have made history.

  • PUBLIC WORKS Briefs January 2006