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    :: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 ::

    Smart bridges under development with new federal grant - U of M News Service (press release), MI
    ANN ARBOR, Mich.—Engineering smart bridges that can thoroughly discuss their health with inspectors is the goal of a new $19-million project led by the University of Michigan.

    A year and a half after the I-35 bridge collapse in Minneapolis, the five-year project aims to create the ultimate infrastructure monitoring system and install it on several test bridges whose precise locations are not yet determined.
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