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2024 Rail Symposium Concluded

The Transportation Infrastructure Durability Center (TIDC), housed within the ASCC, held its annual New England Railroad Symposium virtually on February 21st featuring presentations from a wide range of rail industry professionals including representatives from academia, industry, and government. This event received significant support and participation from the Maine Department of Transportation’s (MaineDOT) rail development & […]

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image of girders being placed by a crane at the Grist Mill Bridge location

TIDC Featured in UMaine Research Report

TIDC was recently featured in the University of Maine’s Annual Research Report, which highlights programs and achievements from throughout the University over the past year. The title of the article is ‘Innovating the roads of tomorrow’ – a great summary of TIDC’s mission to improve the durability of highway, bridge, port, and rail assets. We […]

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Celebrating TIDCs Annual Conference Success

The Transportation Infrastructure Durability Center at the University of Maine (TIDC) held its annual conference at the Wells Conference Center on the UMaine campus August 8th through 10th. This event brought together presenters from Academia, Industry, and State & Municipal Government to discuss deploying innovative transportation research findings from the lab to the field including […]

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The Grist Mill Bridge in Hampden, Maine Now Open

Posted 2/24/2021 MaineDOT partnered with UMaine and UMass Lowell researchers to live-load test the innovative bridge system to obtain base-line measurements in the field. These measurements will help the researchers obtain data from the beginning of the bridges life, something that technology has not allowed for past bridge maintenance practices. TIDC researchers at the University […]

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