Faculty Advisor

Hansen, Peter H.

Faculty Advisor

Sakulich, Aaron R.

Center

PANAMA / Panama City, Panama

Abstract

This project involved two components: 1.Confidential work with the Panama Canal Authority from July-October 2017, and 2.Reflections on the development of sustainable infrastructure from October- December 2017. The reflections examined the social impact of infrastructure projects on their respective communities and provided recommendations for lawmakers and engineers. The Atlantic Bridge in Panama was examined as a case study, followed by more general recommendations to provide guidance for developing infrastructure sustainably throughout the world.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

December 2017

Major

Interdisciplinary

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Humanities and Arts

Advisor Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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