Tag Archive: roadways

Jul 08 2013

A Few Good Reads (7/8/13): Flooding Worsens in Assam, India, What is River Restoration?

This week: Flooding remains critical in Assam, India, Lebanon, New Hampshire flash flooding destroys main arterial roads, what is river restoration, how cities around the world are adapting to climate change, and why we should rethink the 8 hour work day. Assam flood situation remains critical (DNA India) Assam’s flood situation remained critical today with …

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Nov 07 2011

Bangkok Flooding: Water Still Rising in the City

"It’s now difficult to believe that 20 Bangkok districts earlier declared safe will not be flooded, even the crucial locations like Bang Chan and Lat Krabang industrial estates, which are located in areas where water [previously] flows. Both estates must watch out first for flood water coming via underground sewerage drains," he [Asst Prof Khomsan …

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Sep 19 2011

A Few Good Reads (9/19/11)

This week: Letting the water back in, the Mississippi River trying to change course, Iowa’s flood-damaged roads, USGS’ historical topographic map collection, and GIS on 9/11. Background: to let the water back in (by Jessica Ludy, The Water Away) In the Netherlands and around the world, alternative, multi-benefit projects face similar challenges and that is …

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May 27 2011

Video of Freeport Road Collapse

This is footage of another culvert failure in Freeport, Maine back in August of 2008. The clip has been around awhile and many of you have likely seen it. If you haven’t seen it, it’s worth the 3 minute view. The video was captured by News 8 chief photojournalist Kevyn Fowler.   Again, as in …

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