Improving Coastal Facilities Resiliency Systematically
By Ashish Patel, PE
Following extreme storm events in recent years, the Texas Department of Transportation asked LAN to perform a facility evaluation study of selected facilities in five coastal districts – Beaumont, Corpus Christi, Houston, Pharr and Yoakum – before the 2021 hurricane season. One of the primary goals of the evaluation was to come up with recommendations along with cost estimates to improve resiliency of existing facilities against hurricane, wind and flood events without disrupting normal operations. Read more from Ashish Patel in Civil + Structural Engineer Magazine.
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