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Remaking the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge : a case of shadowboxing with nature

Author: Karen Trapenberg Frick
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2016.
Series: Planning, history, and the environment series.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Trapenberg Frick
ISBN: 9780415736589 0415736587 9780415832212 0415832217
OCLC Number: 909324592
Description: xii, 196 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Mind over matter --
Field guide to megaproject interpretation --
pt. 1: Time in suspension --
Past as prologue --
Engineering between the fault lines --
pt. 2: A race against time --
Shockwaves by design --
Ground motions when pedalling for a pathway and train tracks --
pt. 3. Hurry up and wait... and wait --
Freefalling to vertigo --
Back to the future : the "Big one" of skyrocketing costs --
Aftershock : hubris and shadowboxing with nature --
List of abbreviations --
Appendix A1. Bay Bridge cost increases --
Appendix A2. Key state legislation for Bay Bridge's new East Span.
Series Title: Planning, history, and the environment series.
Responsibility: Karen Trapenberg Frick.

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"The Loma Prieta earthquake in Northern California, which occurred on October 17, 1989, was incredibly destructive and caused the partial collapse of a section of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Read more...

 
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