Category Archives: Transportation

SMDI Publishes Third Edition of the Guide Specification for Highway Bridge Fabrication With High Performance Steel

For all steel bridge designers interested in using HPS 70W bridge steel, the Third Edition of the Guide Specification for Highway Bridge Fabrication With High Performance Steel has been published. This new edition of the Guide Specification is based on … Continue reading

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Use of Chinese Steel (Mis)Leads to False Savings

The NSBA News Newsletter published the facts about the supposed $400 million in savings provided by outsourcing steel fabrication to China.  It turns out that the project is now $5.2 billion over budget. According to The New York Times, “The new … Continue reading

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Analyzing Urban Traffic Statistics with Wolfram|Alpha

Traffic statistics is yet another topic that Wolfram|Alpha can analyze.  The Wolfram|Alpha blog gives some examples for the usage. New York City. Los Angeles. Chicago. Each of these cities is renowned for a diverse array of cultural, entertainment, culinary, and … Continue reading

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