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Earthquake Risk and U.S. Highway Infrastructure: Frequently Asked Questions

Categories: Geology/Mining,Japan,Public Works,Transportation,Weather/Disasters

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41746.pdf

 

Discusses risks to highways, especially bridge structures, from earthquakes and actions to reduce risk, based on models used by Japan, regarded as having the most earthquake resilient infrastructure.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists