Wisconsin to start experiment with bridge-failure sensors

  • by: Mike Kaszuba and Jake Sherman , Star Tribune staff writers
  • Updated: September 27, 2007 - 9:57 PM

In the days following the Interstate 35W bridge collapse, Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle ordered that 14 bridges of similar design in his state be fitted with special sensors, known as strain gauges, that can detect unusual movement. Installation will begin in October.

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