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2010-11-17 11:45:41

Civil engineers at Oregon State University have developed a new system to better analyze the connections that hold major bridge members together, which may improve public safety, help address a trillion-dollar concern about aging infrastructure around the world, and save lives. When testing is complete and the technology implemented, the system might allow a technician working for a day to produce a better analysis of a bridge's structural condition than a more expensive and highly-trained...

2008-10-14 06:00:36

By Robert Salonga CONCORD -- Richmond police will lead a procession today that will span much of the county on their way to a memorial at Sleep Train Pavilion for Officer Brad Moody, who died after a car crash earlier this month. Motorists can expect rolling closures among the processional route, expected to begin at 7:30 a.m., along eastbound Interstate 80 to a funeral home in Vacaville. Afterward, the procession will head back onto westbound I-80, south on Interstate 680, east on...

2008-07-13 06:00:26

By The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 13--This week is like every other, with its share of Interstate 10 construction for drivers to dodge in Tucson. The project entails widening I-10 to four lanes in each direction from West Prince Road to 29th Street, and rebuilding several bridges in between. This week, in addition to ongoing lane restrictions throughout the work area, watch for: Eastbound I-10 The right lane of eastbound I-10 is scheduled to close from Grant Road to...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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