June 14, 2017

    Sarah Long Bridge for the Next Century

    The states of Maine and New Hampshire started a project called the “Three Bridge Agreement” in 2011. The project addresses the three bridges that the two states jointly own, including the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge. As part of the...

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    Topics: vehicle bridges, wind fairings

    May 30, 2017

    Fairings at Work: Bronx-Whitestone Bridge

     

    When it opened in 1939, New York City planner Robert Moses called the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge the finest suspension bridge in the world. Fast forward just two years when, by 1941, engineers feared the bridge would collapse. The...

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    Topics: wind fairings, suspension bridge

    May 24, 2017

    Tacoma Narrows Bridge: Why We Use Wind Fairings

     

    November 7th, 1940 is a day that changed the course of bridge engineering (as well as the study of aerodynamics) forever. That day, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Tacoma, Washington began to sway violently. A physical phenomenon...

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    Topics: vehicle bridges, wind fairings

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