Bridges Can Be Protected From Ship Collisions – An Expert on Structures in Disasters Explains How

March 27, 2024


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5-15 mins
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Presented by The Conversation

The MV Dali ship’s collision with the Baltimore Harbor Francis Scott Key Bridge has sparked much conversation about what disaster prevention methods are being considered in bridge construction. In an interview for The Conversation, University of Michigan civil engineer Sherif El-Tawil compares the Key Bridge collapse to other disasters of its kind and shares his insight on both new bridge construction and protecting older bridges.

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