Megaproject Protective Structures for Hampton Roads


Thames Barrier located near London, England

May 22, 2015

Virginia Modeling and Simulation Center, Old Dominion University,  Suffolk, VA

The Forum that met in May 2015 discussed large flood control infrastructure projects in the United States and internationally, their benefits and drawbacks, and if such a project would be suitable for Hampton Roads.

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Speaker Presentations

The Design-Build Process for Megaprojects

Bob Ivarson, HNTB

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Reducing Coastal Risk – Structural Protection around Greater New Orleans

Rick Luettich, Coastal Hazards Center/ University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study and Regional Coordination

Michelle Hamor, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers

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