Our News & Updates

2017 North Central Student Conference

In April, we competed in the 2017 ASCE North Central Student Conference regional steel bridge competition. We placed second overall and qualified for the National Student Steel Bridge Competition, which will be held at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR on May 26-27. We placed …

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September 27, 2016

New Season!

We’re hard at work in the design process for this year’s bridge. New rules have been released and we’re trying to find the best design to meet all the requirements, minimize deflections, but still be easy to construct. It’s still early in the season but …

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April 14, 2016

2016 Regional Conference

Last week we participated in the 2016 ASCE North Central Student Conference regional competition! (Check out some pictures we took) We placed second overall in our conference and therefore have qualified to participate in the National level competition on May 27-28 at BYU in Provo, …

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November 12, 2015

Mid-Semester Update!

We’ve reached a transition point in our design process. For the first couple months of the semester, we were using a design program, RISA, to decide on the best bridge design. After many (many!) iterations, we’ve settled on one, but we can’t give too much …

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April 17, 2015
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2014-15 Season Recap

2014-15 was a season of growth and innovation for the Steel Bridge Team. This year’s rules were released towards the end of August, and proved to be very challenging. These rules dictated the dimensions of the bridge, and specify material, structural, and construction requirements. We …

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