Tunnel Business Magazine

AUG 2017

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3 T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S August 2017 ON THE COVER The Blue Plains Tunnel in Washington, D.C., is the recipient of the 2017 Tunnel Achievement Award for Project Excellence. 20 Groundwater: For Tunneling, It's All about Control Effective groundwater control is one of the key factors to a successful tunneling project. By Matt Kennedy, Ihab Allam and Nick Turus 24 Dewatering and the Geotechnical Baseline Report – What You Need to Know This article describes how a deeper understanding of the interaction between the dewatering system and the site geology can lead to improved GBRs. By Gregory M. Landry, P.E. 26 Intelligent Tunnel Design Intelligent Tunnel Design is a cooperative effort whereby the Owner, Designer, and Contractor work together in order to provide a finished facility that has long- term value. By Dr. Gary S. Brierley and Dr. Arthur J. McGinn 34 Risk-Based Integrated Cost and Schedule Analysis for Infrastructure Projects The most recent step in advancing risk- based methods is to add full risk-based critical path schedule and cost integration. By Philip Sander, Martin Entacher, John Reilly and Jim Brady 38 Risk Management in Tunneling from the TBM Manufacturer's Perspective In TBM-driven tunnels, the machine and the crew operating it are key components of the risk management strategy. By Lok Home and Desiree Willis 42 Upcoming Projects A look at some of the tunnels in the planning stages in the United States and Canada. Features TBM: Tunnel Business Magazine (ISSN 1553- 2917) is published six times per year. Copyright 2017, Benjamin Media Inc., 10050 Brecksville Road, Brecksville, OH 44141. USA All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted by any means with- out written permission from the publisher. One year subscription rates: complimentary in the United States and Canada, and $69 in other foreign countries. Single copy rate: $10. Subscriptions and classified ad- vertising should be addressed to the Brecksville office. POSTMASTER: send Changes of Address to TBM: Tunnel Business Magazine, 10050 Brecksville Road, Brecksville, OH 44141 USA. Canadian Subscriptions: Canada Post Agreement Number 40830553. Send change of address information and blocks of undeliverable copies to: KML Logistics Group Inc., 118 Herald Ave., Oakville, ON L6L 1S2 Canada 14 Tunnel Achievement Award – Blue Plains Tunnel The pioneering Blue Plains Tunnel in Washington, D.C., is helping DC Water improve water quality in the nation's capital. By Jim Rush Departments 4 Publisher's Message By Jim Rush 6 Business Briefs News from across North America and around the world. 44 Business Cards 44 Calendar & Ad Index 46 Book Release – The History of Tunneling in the United States TUNNELINGONLINE.COM TBM: TUNNEL BUSINESS MAGAZINE // AUGUST 2017

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