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Researchers investigate improved bridge repair after collisions

Posted by on January 25, 2021

Vehicle collisions with bridge supports or girders are the second leading cause of bridge collapse in the United States, with an average of three such collisions per day, according to researchers at Missouri S&T who are studying ways to improve bridge repair and cut costs for cities and states.

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Missouri S&T researcher strengthens concrete by hollowing it

Posted by on February 5, 2015

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Concrete columns used as the support structures of a bridge would be stronger if they were hollow, says a researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Such hollow columns could extend the lifespan of a bridge beyond the current 50-year span.

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