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Minneapolis Bridge Had Passed Inspections - New York Times

Minneapolis Bridge Had Passed Inspections - New York Times | NFMSBridges | Scoop.it
The bridge’s design had been considered outmoded because a single failure of a structural part could bring it down.
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9 thought dead as Minneapolis bridge collapses

9 thought dead as Minneapolis bridge collapses | NFMSBridges | Scoop.it
The entire span of an interstate bridge broke into sections and collapsed into the Mississippi River during evening bumper-to-bumper traffic Wednesday, sending vehicles, concrete and twisted metal crashing into the water.
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Innovative Infrastructure: Smart Bridges - Buildipedia.com

Innovative Infrastructure: Smart Bridges - Buildipedia.com | NFMSBridges | Scoop.it
Smart bridge technologies are being implemented in bridge redesigns, providing more efficient and real time monitoring and inspection.
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[Slide Show] "Smart" Bridges Harness Technology to Stay Safe: Scientific American

[Slide Show] "Smart" Bridges Harness Technology to Stay Safe: Scientific American | NFMSBridges | Scoop.it
Engineers are deploying sensors to monitor the condition of some of the world's most famous bridges...
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America's Crumbling Roads and Bridges

America's Crumbling Roads and Bridges | NFMSBridges | Scoop.it
CBS News Series "Where America Stands" Assesses Nation's Infastructure...
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HowStuffWorks "10 Reasons Why Bridges Collapse"

HowStuffWorks "10 Reasons Why Bridges Collapse" | NFMSBridges | Scoop.it
Bridges can collapse for a variety of reasons based on poor engineering and construction. Learn about 10 reasons why bridges collapse.
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