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Dallas Morning News: SMU researcher, Garland students are using smartphones to monitor bridge safety

Brett Story

DALLAS (SMU) – Seems like smartphones can do everything these days. Add to that list gathering information on bridge’s structural health.

Brett Story, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering, and students at Garland High School are using smartphones in passing cars to check if there are any cracks or uneven settling in the foundation of the Briarwood bridge, which crosses over Duck Creek in Garland.

The Dallas Morning News has more on this innovative research.

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