ADVANCING COASTAL ENGINEERING IN US HIGHWAYS

  • Scott L. Douglass
  • Joseph Krolak
  • Brian Beucler
  • Bret M. Webb

Abstract

Transportation systems along the coast need integration of coastal engineering principles and practices in their planning, design, and operation. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), with statutory authority allowing consideration of "extreme events,† develops technical engineering guidance and professional development training focused on highways in the coastal environment.

References

FHWA (2008) Highways in the Coastal Environment, HEC-25, 2nd ed., FHWA-NHI-07-096, 250 pp. https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/engineering/hydraulics/pubs/07 096/07096.pdf

FHWA (2014) Highways in the Coastal Environment: Assessing Extreme Events, HEC-25, Vol. 2, NHI-14-006, 147 pp. https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/engineering/hydraulics/pubs/nhi 14006/nhi14006.pdf

FHWA (2016a) Sea Level Rise and Storm Surge Impacts on a Coastal Bridge: I-10 Bayway, Mobile, AL, TEACR Engineering Assessment, FHWA HEP 17-014, 52 pp. https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/sustainability/resil ience/ongoing_and_current_research/teacr/al_i-10/

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National Highway Institute (2008) Highways in the Coastal Environment, Course No. 135082.

Webb, B.M. (2017) A Primer on Modeling in the Coastal Environment, FHWA-HIF-18-002, 71 pp.

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Published
2018-12-30
How to Cite
Douglass, S. L., Krolak, J., Beucler, B., & Webb, B. M. (2018). ADVANCING COASTAL ENGINEERING IN US HIGHWAYS. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 1(36), risk.12. https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v36.risk.12