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Technical Forum 2009

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Opening Session: Landslides

Implementation of the ODOT Landslide Hazard Rating Matrix - Randy Daub


Seismic Refraction Survey near Wolf Creek Pass Along US 160, South Fork, Colorado – Jim Pfeiffer and Kanaan Hanna


Secondary Toppling and Rock Slope Failures in Tennessee - Vanessa Bateman


Tied-back Grade Beams for Stabilization of Route 7 in Jefferson Co. Ohio - Stan A. Harris



Session 2: Seismic Issues: Earthquake Damage Response and Mitigation

Ground deformation in New Madrid seismic zone great earthquakes: past and future - Roy Van Arsdale


Seismic Hazard and the Kentucky Seismic Strong Motion Network (KSSMN) - Jonathan McIntyre, Zhenming Wang, and Edward W. Woolery


Seismic Hazard Mitigation of Transportation Structures - Issam E. Harik



Lunch Speaker: Dave Harris, Kentucky Geological Survey


Session 3: Instrumentation

Embankment Load Tests On a Coal Ash Basin - Tom Pace


Wolf Creek and Center Hill Dams: Case Studies in the Value of Instrumentation - Dewayne Ponds


Instrumentation for Transportation Applications - Kenneth M. Berry



Session 4: Mapping and Information Technology

Incorporation of Seismic and Geotechnical Data Into a 3D Geologic Model of the Ohio River Valley Near Henderson, KY. - William M Andrews Jr.,


Building an Enterprise Database of Geotechnical Drillhole Records For Future Planning and Engineering Studies - Gerald A. Weisenfluh and Bill Broyles


GIS Tools and Information Sources to Help Assess the Potential For Geohazards to Transportation - Demetrio Zourarakis


Geology Along Kentucky’s Roads and Parkways - Dan Carey

 


Session 5: Other Geotechnical Issues in Transportation

Foundation Problems and Pyrite Oxidation In the Chattanooga Shale, Estill Co. Kentucky – Warren Anderson


Passive Treatment of Metal-Bearing Runoff/Seepage 101: An Overview of the Technologies - James J. Gusek


Problems with Pyrite or All that Glitters is not GOLD - Dan Hurst and William Spencer


Remediation of Pyritic Rock For the Interstate-99 Highway Project In Centre County - Archie Filshill


Practical Solution for a Cave Located on a School Campus in Central Kentucky - Richard Wilson

 


Session 6: Mine Subsidence

Investigation of the Long Term Stability of Abandoned Room and Pillar Coal Mines - Gennaro G. Marino


Applied Mine Grouting Technologies - Paul Painter and Kirk Beach.


Subsidence Misconceptions and Myths - Richard E. Gray, Robert W. Bruhn, and David L. Knott


Engineering-Geophysical Investigation of Abandoned Coal Mines Along Planned US-69 Pittsburg Bypass, Pittsburg, Kansas - Kanaan Hanna and Jim Pfeiffer

 


Session 7: Water Issues

I-40 Toe Scour Protection System - Joseph Bigger


Correlation of Rock Quality Designation and Rock Scour Around Bridge Piers and Abutments Founded on Rock - Tommy C. Hopkins and Tony L. Beckham


Investigations of Karst Hydrogeology as a Technique to Minimize Karst Geohazards Transportation Corridors - Jim Currens


An Un-Natural Disaster – Taum Sauk Upper Reservoir Breach - Nicholas G. Schmitt

 


Session 8: Rockfalls

Falling Rocks - Dexter Newman


Rockfall Hazard Rating System for Railroads - Neal McCulloch and Roberto Guardia


Case Study: Widening Dead Man’s Gap - John Tomlin



 

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