Structural strengthening of concrete is a real concern not only in our country, but worldwide. Often times, we hear about the bridges, ports and water pipelines that are major components of our failing infrastructure.
The bridge collapses in Washington and Missouri last week have people like Debbie Hersman, the chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, saying this is a “wake-up call for the nation”. In Washington, a
Drinking water is processed in thousands of treatment plants across the United States. Once water has been treated or has gone through the delivery system, it is pumped to reservoirs. Pumping stations can also
Shake, rattle and possibly roll. This may be on the minds of a team of young engineers from Tufts University who are assessing just how buildings made with reinforced concrete frames and masonry infill
Construction is predicted to spike following last month’s devastating hurricane. Sandy left behind tremendous flooding, property damage, and too many lives lost. Like many natural disasters that have plagued Americans over the years, Sandy
The Fix We’re In For These Overpass Supporting Columns Have Been Strengthened with HJ3’s FRP System The State of Our Nation’s Bridges According to a recent report issued by Transportation for America, more than
Could Carbon Fiber Have Prevented Losses From Turkey’s Earthquake? Over 2,200 buildings were shattered after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck eastern Turkey on October 23rd, killing at least 534 people and injuring 2,300 more.