WIT Press


Water Surface Profiles And Scour Analysis For A River Reach With Multiple Bridge Proposals

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/HY980191

Volume

26

Pages

9

Published

1998

Size

925 kb

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

C.C. Nuthmann & C.C. Chang

Abstract

The Route 146 Project in the City of Worcester and the Town of Millbury, Massachusetts, USA. will replace 6.8 miles of two lane arterial roadway with a grade separated six lane freeway. The new highway parallels the course of the Blackstone River system. Crossing roadways and numerous interchange ramps impact the river and the floodplain. A total of fourteen new river bridges will be constructed, and eleven old river bridges will be demolished. Construction will be staged in phases over a period of eight years. Detailed hydrologic and hydraulic studies were performed to meet environmental

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