AuthorTensar International

Date08/01/2013

NASA Kennedy Space Center installs mattress protection system to prevent bridge scour.

Channel stability at a a bridge crossing depends on the stream system. Natural and man-made disturbances may result in changes in sediment load and flow dynamics resulting in adverse changes in the stream channel at the bridge crossing. Scour can occur anytime there is a natural or man-made structure, such as a pier, in a moving body of water.

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