Intelligent infrastructure to revitalize US roadways

November 2, 2015 JIm Shadid

On Aug. 1, 2007, one of the worst civil engineering disasters in U.S. history occurred when the Mississippi River Bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota, collapsed during the evening rush hour. The catastrophic equipment failure plunged hundreds of cars into the river below, killing 13 people and injuring 145. The accident served as a wake up call to the decay of America's aging infrastructure. Now more than eight years later, cutting-edge technology is part of the solution to this challenge.

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