TITLE

Quakeproofing the freeways

AUTHOR(S)
Cook, William J.
PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;1/31/94, Vol. 116 Issue 4, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how an earthquake exerts tremendous force on a highway overpass. That energy must be transferred from the heaving roadway, through the supporting columns and back into the earth. Explains how engineers can `retrofit' an existing roadway to channel those seismic forces.
ACCESSION #
9401267620

 

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