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FHWA deploys new robot to inspect US bridges

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in the US has used a new robot to check the safety and structural soundness of concrete bridge decks across the country. The new technology has been developed in collaboration with Rutgers University, and combines a variety of customised imaging technologies that give safety inspectors more accurate real-time information on the overall condition of the ...

FHWA funds research into innovative bridge materials

Faced with an ageing transportation infrastructure, the US Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has set up a $417 million grant to fund research into novel and innovative materials for building bridges and other infrastructure. Nearly all the US states have applied for the federal funding with the funding requests adding up to $13 billion – about 30 times the funds available. ...