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Media Advisory 07-026

Bridges on the Brink?

Panel to discuss what we know and what we need to know about structurally deficient U.S. bridges

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Artists rendition showing interior of a bridge similar in structure to the I35-W bridge.

Artists rendition showing interior of a bridge similar in structure to the I35-W bridge in Minneapolis, Minn.

Credit: Zina Deretsky, National Science Foundation


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NSF hosts a presentation on what engineers know about at-risk bridges, including how cutting-edge technologies, some already in the testing stages, may provide answers for how to monitor and maintain the long list of bridges deemed structurally deficient.

Credit: National Science Foundation