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San Francisco Chronicle: Kahn explains corrosion in Bay Bridge tunnel

Screen shot of tunnel corrosion story featuring Professor Emeritus Larry Kahn.

A chunk of concrete dropped off a wall into traffic Jan. 30 in the Yerba Buena Island tunnel that’s part of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. Now the California Department of Transportation is investigating whether there’s more corrosion in the tunnel that could lead to other problems.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Kahn to Chronicle: Corrosion monitoring system for Bay Bridge a good idea

Screen shot of the San Francisco Chronicle article that includes Professor Emeritus Lawrence Kahn.

A relatively inexpensive monitoring system could be installed in the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge to easily detect signs of corrosion in the eastern span’s foundation and warn engineers. That’s what School of Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Emeritus Lawrence Kahn told the San Francisco Chronicle November 21.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
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