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How robot designed for Disney could extend lives of bridges

Wayne Grayson - Sep 04, 2014

How robot designed for Disney could extend lives of bridges

  A new robot dubbed C2D2 developed by a team of Swiss researchers is able to move atop, underneath and across any surface, checking structural integrity as it roves, and could greatly extend the lives of bridges. Both de-icing salt and CO2 ...

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SNEAK PEEK at the 2013 Bridge Inventory: What causes the most damage to bridges?

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 05, 2013

SNEAK PEEK at the 2013 Bridge Inventory: What causes the most damage to bridges?

Every year, Better Roads conducts a survey on the state of the nation’s bridges. The survey has been conducted since 1979. Bridge engineers from every state and Washington, D.C., are sent a survey with both qualitative and quantitative questions to determine ...

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Advice from the Top Winter Maintenance Leaders: Extreme Equipment Maintenance and Fleet Management

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 26, 2010

The economy is still faltering. Cutbacks are the norm. And that may mean no — or very little — new equipment is being purchased. That means you need to know to hold on it, when to let it go, and ...

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RoadScience: Corrosion -- the enemy within

Brooke Wisdom - Feb 01, 2010

RoadScience:  Corrosion -- the enemy within

Research continues to produce new options for owners and designers to save concrete bridges. By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Corrosion of reinforcing steel in concrete bridges degrades bridge decks and other superstructure elements — in addition to substructures — by ...

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