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Lawrence Tech Engineering Leads the Way in Bridge Reconstruction

One of the more pressing problems facing the United States is the rapidly deteriorating infrastructure. From crumbling buildings to pothole-ridden roads, America requires a dramatic face lift to bolster the foundation for economic growth. Perhaps no other part of the declining infrastructure has more issues than the country’s myriad bridges. From the Golden Gate Bridge [...]

Lawrence Tech researchers seek better ways to build bridges

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Testing at Lawrence Technological University on the limits of ultra-high-performance concrete could bring major changes to the way highway bridges are built in states with cold climates. LTU’s Dean of Engineering Nabil Grace and his research team are studying alternative materials for the Michigan Department of Transportation and the state transportation agencies [...]