InTrans / Apr 25, 2012

BEC engineers load new Iowa bridge with “health monitoring” gauges

Iowa Falls’ new bridge over the Iowa River is a major upgrade over the 1928 concrete arch structure it replaced, once the longest arch span bridge in the state. While maintaining its aesthetic with a new steel arch, the new bridge is stronger, more secure, and wider. Plus, it is wired with more than 100 guages to continuously monitor potential damage. Read the full story.