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Watch the breaking of the bridges during the annual Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE) Bridge Building Competition on Saturday, March 4 at Penn State York, in the Community Room of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center. About 30-40 bridges from high school students throughout the area are expected, with the competition beginning at 2 p.m. Spectators are invited to attend and watch as the bridges are tested and destroyed.

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Watch the bridges come crashing down on March 4 at Penn State York

Competition sponsored by the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers

YORK, Pa. — Watch the bridges come crashing down during the annual Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE) Bridge Building Competition on Saturday, March 4, at Penn State York. The competition begins at 2 p.m. in the Community Room of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center. The bridges are built ahead of time and brought to the competition. Bridge registration is from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Spectators are invited to attend and watch as the bridges are destroyed.

The event, sponsored by the Lincoln Chapter of the Pennsylvania Society for Professional Engineers, offers high school students a chance to construct a bridge and then test it to see how strong it is. Trophies and cash prizes are awarded to the top three winners and each participant receives a T-shirt.

For additional details on this event or to pick-up a bridge kit, please contact Tim Koppenhaver at 717-632-8240, Ext. 3510, or tkoppenhaver@conewago.com. This program is free and open to the public. Visit www.pspe.org/lincoln/lincoln.shtml and click on events for more information.
 

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Barbara Dennis

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717-771-4128