June 22, 2021

Bridge in Hampden has first in the nation technology

The Grist Mill Bridge in Hampden is the first in the nation to use composite GBeam technology. The innovative material is low-cost, sustainable, and more durable.

HAMPDEN, Maine — When many of us passed in an assignment for school, we just got the grade back and that was that. But for Cody Sheltra and several other UMaine students past and present, their ‘class project’ was on full display Friday in Hampden, although they’re still waiting on a grade.

“Well, I hope we passed,” Sheltra said.

Undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center were one piece of the team that researched, developed, and modeled new technology that will help pave the…

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