Engineering

Collapsed bridge helps inform future flood-resistant designs

Before record rainfall in July of 2018, the Misasa Railroad Bridge spanned a small river some nine miles inland from Japan's western coast. Unprecedented flooding collapsed the bridge, an infrastructure failure that will ...

Engineering

Studies compare models to predict bridge deterioration

Bridge failures are a reality for states with aging infrastructure, including Pennsylvania. In February, the Forbes Avenue Bridge in Pittsburgh collapsed due to structural failure; unfortunately, this kind of event isn't ...

Engineering

Turkey builds massive bridge linking Europe and Asia

The president of Turkey, South Korea's prime minister and other officials inaugurated a massive suspension bridge Friday over the Dardanelles Strait that connects the European and Asian shores of the key waterway.

Engineering

The London Millennium Bridge wobble finally explained

An international team of engineers and mathematicians, led by Georgia State University in the United States and the University of Bristol, has dispelled previous theories around why London's Millennium Bridge moves from side-to-side ...

Engineering

The longest 3D-printed concrete bicycle bridge in the world

With a length of 29 meters, the Dutch city of Nijmegen now has the longest concrete 3D-bicycle bridge in the world. The project is unique because the bicycle bridge has been designed with complete freedom of form, thanks ...

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Bridge

A bridge is a structure built to span a valley, road, railroad track, river, body of water, or any other physical obstacle, for the purpose of providing passage over the obstacle. Designs of bridges will vary depending on the function of the bridge and the nature of the terrain where the bridge is to be constructed.

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