Tag: highways

The ethics of investing in new infrastructure in the United States

Posted by on May 14, 2021

President Joe Biden’s proposed $2 trillion investment in the nation’s infrastructure over the next decade comes as encouraging news to groups such as the American Society of Civil Engineers. But with every infrastructure plan comes a host of potential ethical issues that national, state and local leaders need to consider: gentrification, the potential effects of change in climate, impacts on local culture and the availability of affordable housing, to name a few.

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Missouri S&T poised to help address state’s bridge repair needs

Posted by on January 25, 2019

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s plan to release bond funds to support bridge repair across the state comes as welcome news to researchers at Missouri S&T, home to a federal initiative to develop new robotic tools to inspect and preserve bridges and other infrastructure.

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Robotic bridge inspection, preservation is focus of new transportation center

Posted by on December 5, 2016

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Your commute to work may be smoother in the future, thanks to new federally funded research at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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