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Tennessee DOT seismic bridge joint protects travellers from earthquakes

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 15, 2010

A new seismic bridge joint designed to withstand a 7.7 magnitude earthquake is now being installed on the 40-year-old, I-40 bridge crossing over the Mississippi River near Memphis. The New Madrid Fault line is 60 miles south of the bridge. In ...

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