Topic: Texas Department of Transportation

Engineers to Conduct Collapse-Load Test on 120-Foot Bridge with Fractured Girder

March 12, 2009

Event: Structural engineers at the Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin will test the load capacity of a full-sized bridge that has previously suffered a complete fracture of a steel girder.

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State Bicycle Survey Reveals Danger Concerns, Cycling Perceptions

Dec. 15, 2008

Bicyclists in Dallas, Houston and San Antonio are more concerned with being involved in vehicle crashes compared to bicyclists in other Texas cities, according to a survey conducted by the Center for Transportation Research at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Engineers to Conduct Fracture Test on 120-Foot Bridge Using Explosives

June 4, 2008

Event: Structural engineers at the Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin will test the stability of a full-sized bridge in the event of a complete fracture of a steel girder.

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Transportation expert quoted by AP

Oct. 18, 2007
Transportation expert quoted by AP

Cameras tucked into orange barrels videotaped the license plates of thousands of drivers on Interstate 35 as part of a Texas Department of Transportation study of the busy highway, officials said.

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