31 Mar '16, 5pm

Rotterdam is on a plastic bridge-building spree

Rotterdam is on a plastic bridge-building spree

While bridges built from plastic may not immediately make much sense, keep in mind this is a city that’s seriously considering forgoing asphalt and paving its highways with recycled plastic water bottles . And while the plastic paving scheme is still very much in the conceptual stage, the plastic bridge-building scheme has been quietly active since 2009 when the city erected its first pedestrian span from fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP), a versatile plastic composite material.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/green-tech/research-innovations/blogs/...

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