Researchers develop quick method for bridge building

05/25/2011 | Engineer (U.K.), The

Using advanced composite materials in the construction industry could be the answer to building bridges in half the time, according to the researchers at Bristol University in the U.K. The researchers' model incorporates decks made of glass- or carbon-fiber composite materials. The materials, combined with an efficient construction process and pre-stressed concrete, could make it possible to speed up construction.

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