Structural News

Building taller, sturdier wood buildings the goal of UA research

University of Alabama (UA) researchers are leading an effort that could lead to the construction of taller and sturdier wood-framed buildings in earthquake-prone areas. The research team will study how to combine, for the first time, the traditional Light Wood Frame System of construction with the emerging method of Cross-Laminated Timber, an engineered wood panel.

Milton-Madison Bridge is complete

Construction of the Milton-Madison Bridge has reached completion. The new bridge made history in April of 2014 when the nearly half-mile structure became the longest bridge in North America to be slid into place.

New location announced for Building Innovation 2016 Conference

An unexpected change in location for the upcoming Building Innovation 2016 – the National Institute of Building Sciences Fourth Annual Conference & Expo, to be held January 11-15, 2016, may be a plus for conference attendees, especially those coming from out of town.

Caltrans plans pier implosion for Nov. 14

Caltrans announced that the implosion of Pier E3 of the old Bay Bridge is scheduled take place on Saturday, Nov. 14, one week later than previously planned. Experts opted to move the date after their thorough inspections found certain project materials were unsatisfactory.

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