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Summit County Engineer to host miniature bridge building competition

Published: February 16, 2017 6:12 PM

lan Brubaker, P.E., P.S., Summit County Engineer, will host the 17th annual Miniature Bridge Building Competition Friday, Feb. 24 at the Summit County Fairgrounds. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. and the presentation of awards takes place at 2:15 p.m. Bridge building will take place between 8:30 a.m and noon. For any news organization who would like to send a photographer, bridge loading and testing begins at 12:45 p.m. Thirty-six teams from 19 Summit County high schools will be participating.

The competition is designed to encourage high school students to implement scientific and mathematical principles they have learned in the classroom. Along with Brubaker, 18 engineering consulting firms co-sponsor the annual event and offer scholarship opportunities for competition participants who choose a career in civil engineering.

The competition will not be cancelled  in the event of inclement weather

Participating high schools:
Coventry
Cuyahoga Falls
Firestone
Four Cities Educational Compact
Garfield
Green
Hudson
Manchester
Mogadore
Norton
Portage Lakes Career Center
Revere
Six District Educational Compact
Springfield
STEM
Stow-Munroe Falls
St. Vincent St. Mary’s
Twinsburg
Western Reserve Academy

Participating Engineering Firms:

AECOM/URS, Inc
Arcadis
Burgess & Niple
CT Consultants
DLZ
E.L. Robinson
Environmental Design Group
Euthenics
Jones-Stuckey Ltd./Pennoni Associates
ljb, inc
Michael Baker Jr., Inc.
Mott Mac Donald
ms consultants
Osborn Engineering
Prime A.E. Engineering
Richland Engineering
Stahl Sheaffer Engineering
Thrasher Engineering


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