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Engineers to Conduct Collapse-Load Test on 120-Foot Bridge with Fractured Girder

Event: Structural engineers at the Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin will test the load capacity of a full-sized bridge that has previously suffered a complete fracture of a steel girder. When: Monday, March 16—all day. Beginning in the morning, the bridge will be loaded incrementally with buckets of road…   » Continue Reading

Researchers Embark on $6.8 Million Research Project to Develop Accurate, Wireless Monitoring of Highway Bridges

The nation's aging highway bridges could become safer structures using state-of-the-art wireless monitoring and inspection systems being developed through a multi-million-dollar grant to an engineering team from The University of Texas at Austin, National Instruments and Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, an engineering firm based in Northbrook, Ill.

Engineers to Conduct Fracture Test on 120-Foot Bridge Using Explosives

Event: Structural engineers at the Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin will test the stability of a full-sized bridge in the event of a complete fracture of a steel girder.