Released On: February 17, 2009
Students will watch as a calibrated machine tests their bridge's efficiency to -- and beyond -- its capacity. Tours of Reclamation's Research Laboratory -- including scaled-down models of actual projects with running water -- will also be available. At the conclusion of the contest, Reclamation will demonstrate its 5-million pound press.
National Engineers Week is an annual event to bring to public attention the work and contributions of our nation's engineers. It was first established in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineers. For more information on National Engineers Week, visit www.eweek.org.
What: 42nd Annual Colorado High School Bridge Building Competition
When: Saturday, February 21, 2009, 8:00 a.m. to Noon
Where: Denver Federal Center, Building 56 (Enter the Denver Federal Center at Gate 1.)
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