MoDOT on bridge collisions: “We design for some…can’t factor in everything” (LISTEN)

by | Mar 28, 2024

Following the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, how safe are bridges over the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers?  MoDOT Assistant Chief Engineer Eric Schroeter joined Show Me Today to explain that not only are bridges designed for barge collisions but also freezing water, floods, and even earthquakes. There are over 10,400 bridges in Missouri.



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