Nevada Public Radio Listen Live

"Vinyl Cafe"
Facebook Twitter Follow Nevada Public Radio

Support Nevada Public Radio
KNPR's State of Nevada About SON Archives Participate Specials
Mark Kleiman Talks Marijuana Laws
Gut Feeling: What We Learned From The Hazda About Digestion
Missing Out On A High School Diploma
Council Votes For Horse-Drawn Carriages
Utah Keeps 'Utes' As Mascot
The Progressive Bluegrass Sounds Of The Infamous Stringdusters
Why Don't We Know Who's Behind the Kelly Cheating Scandal?
The Good Foods Of Lent
Castro And Patrick Spar Over Immigration
Boycott Las Vegas Say Social Conservatives
How Safe Is Your Food?
Robert Coover And The Return Of The Brunists
Behind The Bundy Ranch Standoff
Can 'Serious' Reading Happen Online?
BASE Jumping: The Allure And The Danger
Lynne Jasames On Why 'It's Okay To Cry'
Tax Advice For The Alternative Economy
The Secret History Of Las Vegas
Anti-Government Protesters Win Round Against BLM
Deal Reached Between North Las Vegas And Labor Unions
Bryan Ferry (Of Roxy Music) Brings His Orchestra To Vegas
Is Tipping Obsolete?
Being Oscar
The Life Cycle Of A Mall

Sliding a New Bridge in Place - Using Dishwasher Soap
Sliding a New Bridge in Place - Using Dishwasher Soap

AIR DATE: January 12, 2012

It's true.  The Nevada Department of Transportation is working on a new bridge project that is getting a lot of attention nationwide.  They are going to replace the bridges at the I-15 interchange 120 in West Mesquite.  The technique includes building the new bridges next to the old ones, destroying the old one then sliding in the new ones, all in one night.  And to slide the bridges in engineers will use dishsoap.

Adam Searcy, Project Manager for NDOT


comments powered by Disqus
Web hosting facilities provided by Switch.