Light rail across I-90 floating bridge will be first of its kind; closures of HOV lanes start June 3

Sound Transit’s $3.7 billion project connecting light rail to the Eastside over the I-90 bridge gets started June 1. The project is part of the East Link rail service that will create 14 miles of rail connecting the Eastside to Seattle, part of that stretch will mean trains traveling over the I-90 floating bridge. The … Continue reading Light rail across I-90 floating bridge will be first of its kind; closures of HOV lanes start June 3

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1st U-Girder Launched for Mumbai Metro’s Line-7 at Malad

Earlier this morning at 2:30 am, J Kumar Infraprojects launched the first 24.90 meter long U-girder at Pathanwadi (Malad) for constructing te elevated viaduct of Mumbai Metro’s 16.5 km Line-7 project. This milestone at pier#62 & 63 was witnessed by the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis, who took a tour of both Line-2 and Line-7’s … Continue reading 1st U-Girder Launched for Mumbai Metro’s Line-7 at Malad

Nanostructured Concrete Increases Load-Carrying Capability by More Than 200 Percent

Scientists at the Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) have created a new construction technique comprised of several types of building blocks based on nanostructured high-strength, lightweight concrete. The concrete is capable of increasing the load-carrying capability by more than 200 percent and decrease in specific density of the construction by 80 percent. Other … Continue reading Nanostructured Concrete Increases Load-Carrying Capability by More Than 200 Percent