The newly installed Yellow Creek Bridge helps connect paths on the 323-mile Mid State Trail, which bisects the middle of Pennsylvania and extends from Maryland to New York.

Blazing a Trail

FRP pedestrian bridges gain a foothold in the marketplace, offering innovative designs and lightweight solutions. On opening day of New Zealand’s Auckland Harbor Bridge in 1959, locals walked across the...
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Setting the Re‘Bar’ High

In the late 1990s, a group of engineering professors at Oregon State University designed an innovative product – hollow fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) composite reinforcing bar that is lighter and stronger...
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Composites Aid in Sandy Recovery

In late October 2012, Hurricane Sandy tore through the northeast coast of the United States. Liberty Island, home to the Statue of Liberty, was in the direct path of the destructive hurricane. The 12-acre...