Published April 28, 2017
A story on WGRZ-TV about the poor condition of upstate bridges reports a review of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Bridge Inventory database found 51 bridges in Western New York received a sufficiency score of 40 or less out of 100, and interviews Jerome O’Connor, executive director of UB’s Institute of Bridge Engineering.
“That’s the number that the federal government develops and uses,” he said. “It provides a way to rank the bridges.”
Read the story here.
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Assistant Professor Andreas Stavridis has been chosen as the 2017 Engineering Educator of the Year by the Erie-Niagara Chapter of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers.
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