Highway Bill Composites Bridges

FAST Act Represents a Major Victory for Composites

President Obama has officially signed the 5-year, $305 billion Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act that includes language that directs the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to contract...
Floating Bridge Opening Day

Modern Materials Give New Life to Historic Bridge

Since 1820, Brookfield, Vt., has had a unique claim to fame. Its Sunset Lake features the only floating bridge east of the Mississippi River. The Brookfield Floating Bridge originally hovered at the waterline...
Carlsbad Desalination Plant

Making Drops to Drink

The sailor in the 18th century poem “Rime of the Ancient Mariner” got it right when he said, “Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink.” When surrounded by seawater, you’re fresh out of luck...