Download the paper Kalabon, Amy E., Loescher, Eric S., Sornrnerville,
Alice E., and Delatte, Norbert J. (2013), “Rise and Fall of the Ohio and
Erie Canal,” AS CE Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering
Education and Practice, July 2013.
Read the paper and answer the following questions. Answer and explain
in complete sentences, with specific examples.
1. How did the Ohio and Erie Canal influence the development of
Cleveland and Ohio?
2. What engineering standards and techniques had to be developed to
construct the canals?
3. What factors led to the end of the canal system?
4. What are the proper roles of state and federal government in
infrastructure development, such as canals and railroads?
5. What are some dangers of privatizing infrastructure systems?