Plugging a giant hole – Researchers Develop an Innovative Inflatable Plug to Stop Flooding of Tunnels
via NY Times
After seeing the devastating impacts of torrents of water on New York City subways and highway tunnels during Hurricane sandy, one would be curious to know – how do you stop rushing waters from entering your highway and transit/subway tunnels? Researchers from my alma mater, West Virginia University, have been at it for a while and they have come up with this brilliant solution – an inflatable plug.
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