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Next Generation Infrastructure Principles for Post-Industrial Public Works

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ISBN-10: 1610911814

ISBN-13: 9781610911818

Edition: 2nd 2014

Authors: Hillary Brown

List price: $45.95
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Description:

The 2007 bridge collapse in Minneapolis-St. Paul quickly became symbolic of the debilitated interstate highway system--and of what many critics see as America's disinvestment in its infrastructure. The extreme vulnerability of single-purpose, aging infrastructure was highlighted once again when Hurricane Sandy churned its way across the northeast United States. Inundating New York City's vital arteries, floodwaters overwhelmed tunnels and sewers; closed bridges; shut down the electrical substations that control mass transit; curtailed gas supplies; and destroyed streets, buildings, and whole neighborhoods. For days and on into weeks, failures triggered by floodwaters deprived millions of…    
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Book details

List price: $45.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Island Press
Publication date: 5/15/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English