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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

State Bicycle Survey Reveals Danger Concerns, Cycling Perceptions

State Bicycle Survey Reveals Danger Concerns, Cycling Perceptions

Bicyclists in Dallas, Houston and San Antonio are more concerned with being involved in vehicle crashes compared to bicyclists in other Texas cities, according to a survey conducted by the Center for Transportation Research at The University of Texas at Austin.

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.