In January 2022, a Pittsburgh bridge collapsed. There were no casualties, but it turns out that most US jurisdictions have bridges that are falling into disrepair and could be considered structurally inadequate. With the endless news cycle pushing out story after story of international calamity, crumbling bridges in the United States get limited attention, and under current conditions, it would take 30 years to repair current problems. At that point, new problems would almost certainly be emerging, and the whole cycle would have to begin again. But can new technology save the day? Hexagon Geosystem’s Josh Weiss thinks so.
About the Author
Josh Weiss is chief operating officer at Hexagon Geosystem and serves as a Forbes Councils member.