Plugging a giant hole – Researchers Develop an Innovative Inflatable Plug to Stop Flooding of Tunnels

November 20, 2012 at 6:31 pm

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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Learn more about it here.

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