Huey P. Long Bridge Expansion–Completion in June 2013

The Huey P. Long Bridge in New Orleans, Louisiana will be officially completed in June this year, according to the LADOTD. A recent article in the Times-Picayune on-line announced another ramp opening last weekend, bringing the $1.2 billion project one step closer to completion.  DBA was brought onto the project by the contractor team to … Continue reading Huey P. Long Bridge Expansion–Completion in June 2013

Huey P. Long Bridge Designated ASCE Civil Engineering Landmark

Photo Credit: Eliot Kamenitz, The Times-Picayune archive (via NOLA.com) The Huey P. Long Bridge over the Mississippi River in New Orleans was recently designated a National Civil Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Civil Engineers. From NOLA.com (via ASCE SmartBrief): Representatives with the Society of Civil Engineers, including national president Andrew Herrmann, along with … Continue reading Huey P. Long Bridge Designated ASCE Civil Engineering Landmark

More Drilled Shaft photos at Huey P. Long Bridge

Steve just can’t get enough of the state of Louisiana.  Now that the Audubon Bridge foundations are complete, he needed an excuse to get back and found himself in the Crescent City observing production shaft base grouting at the Huey P. Long Bridge project.  Here area few more good construction photos to supplement my previous … Continue reading More Drilled Shaft photos at Huey P. Long Bridge

Dr. Steve Dapp…in Taiwan!

During a recent trip to Taiwan, Steve had the opportunity to participate in a lecture on base grouted drilled shaft foundations.  He was invited to speak at a meeting of the Chinese Taipei Geotechnical Society (CTGS), also known as the Taiwan Geotechnical Society (TGS), by Dr. Prof. San-Shyan, Lin, National Taiwan Ocean University (current president … Continue reading Dr. Steve Dapp…in Taiwan!

A Foundation Engineering Trip Down the Mississippi River

Dan recently played the part of storyteller at the Southeastern Transportation Geotechnical Engineering Conference  (STGEC) 2010 conference in Charleston, West Virginia when he gave the lunch presentation on the conference’s first day.  He took the audience on a trip down the Mississippi River from a foundation engineer’s perspective, talking about several bridges that DBA has … Continue reading A Foundation Engineering Trip Down the Mississippi River

Recent Project Photos – (or) What have we been up to the last few months (Part 1)?…… Drilled Shafts!

If you frequent this blog, you have noticed that posts have been rare the last few months.  That is mostly to my being in the field a lot this summer and very busy on lost of projects.  While that is good, it meant I did not have time for updates.  Below are some slide shows … Continue reading Recent Project Photos – (or) What have we been up to the last few months (Part 1)?…… Drilled Shafts!

Design/Construction Projects

This page provides links to information on some of the significant large projects we have been involved with.  Click on the project name to download a one-page project summary sheet.  If available, there is a link (DBA Project Page) to a project page on this blog with links to papers, photo galleries and slide shows, … Continue reading Design/Construction Projects