Living Bridge Science Nation – NSF Special Report

Living Bridge Project shows off potential of “smart” infrastructure to provide services

Ordinary bridge equipped with ability to self-diagnose and report back on livability issues, such as traffic and pollution
Engineers at the University of New Hampshire are raising the bar on what 21st century infrastructure systems can do. With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), they’re outfitting the Memorial Bridge, which links Portsmouth, New Hampshire, to Kittery, Maine, with sensors to monitor everything from structural stability to traffic to environmental health. The bridge’s new sensors will even be powered by tidal energy, a renewable energy source…

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