According to the ASCE’s 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, more than 66,000 bridges in America are considered to be structurally deficient. An estimated $76 billion is needed to make these bridges safe again
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.
What is the cost of our failing U.S. infrastructure? Our failing U.S. infrastructure has many costs associated with its repair or replacement. But what about the indirect costs and ramifications to individuals and businesses?
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
McCulley Mill Road in Alabama, courtesy of earthsky.org HJ3 on Discovery Channel’s Smash Lab Carbon Fiber Protects Against Natural Disasters The 2012 tornado season began early this year, with twisters already blamed for