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Hans Breivik ’88—About a bridge
Fall 2010
Tacoma certainly has had its share of broken bridges. But lately Hans Breivik ’88 has been coordinating the repair of one of them.The double-bascule bridge across the Hylebos Waterway at the Port of Tacoma was built in 1938 and has been frozen ...
Categories: Engineering, Alumni
Tags: Civil engineering, Bridges


Finally, the failure of the Teton Dam is explained
Fall 2004

It took nearly 30 years--but now we know why.


Categories: Natural sciences, Engineering
Tags: Soil, Water, Civil engineering


Pediatrician, music educator, engineer, wood researcher honored
Summer 2004


Categories: Alumni, Awards and honors
Tags: Wood, Pediatrics, Music, Civil engineering


Tackling megacity crud
Spring 2004

A whole new take on the Mexico City blues.


Categories: Engineering, Environmental studies
Tags: Civil engineering, Pollution, Transportation


Bridges, docks, and dams
Spring 2004
Some of General Construction's best work is under waterRon Morford was only 19 when he built his first house. A quarter century later, he's still in construction-only on a much larger scale. The president and district manager of General Constructio...
Categories: Engineering, Alumni
Tags: Water, Civil engineering, Construction


Solid footing
Spring 2003
Ah, for the safety and comfort of computer modeling in a cozy office.Instead, Thanos Papanicolaou, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Washington State University, found himself in a small boat in the ch...
Categories: Engineering
Tags: Tacoma, Bridges, Civil engineering