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Improved Ribbon Bridge Testing
Engineers and technicians from the Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory use winches to provide a simulated stream flow with realistic loading conditions for testing the Army’s floating bridge. The new system being developed at the ERDC is easier for Soldiers to install, safer for Soldiers to use, transport and construct. The new system is also 50% faster to build, holds twice as much load, and provides significantly more consistent and predictable results.

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