Is this the future of smart infrastructure?

A new bridge in the US can self-diagnose structural problems, send traffic reports and check environmental health levels. Engineers at the University of New Hampshire and the National Science Foundation have equipped the once ordinary Memorial Bridge with an array of smart technology. The 40 sensors on the smart bridge, which links New Hampshire to […]

London opens world’s largest solar-powered bridge

The world’s largest solar-powered bridge was officially opened at London’s Blackfriars railway station yesterday. A total of 4,400 panels cover the roof of the Blackfriars Bridge across the River Thames and is expected to generate 900,000KWh of energy every year – half of the station’s electricity needs. They are also expected to cut carbon emissions […]