How are US bridges built to withstand powerful winds, hurricanes and earthquakes?

Published August 17, 2018

An article on AccuWeather about how bridges in the U.S. are built to withstand threats from powerful winds, hurricanes and earthquakes interviews Andrew Whittaker, a professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering and director of the Institute of Bridge Engineering and MCEER.

“In the U.S., we have design standards, many of them written the American Society of Civil Engineers, and engineers have to follow those standards as they design structures for extreme loading,” he said.

Read the story here.