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A 110-foot Concrete Bridge Withstands 8.0 Earthquake Simulation
June 16, 2010
After a succession of eight separate earthquake simulations, a 110-foot long, 200-ton concrete bridge model at the University of Nevada, Reno, withstood a powerful jolting, three times the acceleration of the disastrous 1994 magnitude 6.9 Northridge, Calif., earthquake, and survived in good condition.
University of Nevada, Reno
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