Titanium bridge contest announced

08/11/2009 | Plain Dealer (Cleveland), The

The University of Akron has teamed with the Defense Metals Technology center in North Canton, Ohio, to sponsor a design contest for an all-titanium pedestrian bridge that will connect two parts of The Akron campus. Using titanium, which is corrosion-resistant and 40% lighter than steel, to build a bridge would be a first, according to metal experts, who say that this project is an expensive undertaking.

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