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Implementation and Evaluation of Smart Timber Bridge Concepts to Provide Continuous Structural Condition Assessment


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Project status


Start date: 08/08/06
End date: 12/31/10


Report: Development of a Smart Timber Bridge--A Five-Year Plan (NA pdf) March 2011


Sponsor(s): USDA Forest Service

About the research


To implement concepts developed separately that are related to the development of a smart timber bridge that has capabilities to automatically report on changes in its condition.