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The Science Behind Strong Bridges

A highway bridge carrying I-35 West traffic over the Mississippi River collapsed during rush hour on Wednesday night. Guests discuss the current status of the recovery efforts in Minneapolis and the health of the United States' infrastructure.

Lowell Greimann, professor emeritus, Department of Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering, Iowa State University

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