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  • Is this the end of potholes?

    Fast Company - 08/04/2014

    Road repairs are easier and as much as five times cheaper when problems are detected early. But sending crews to continually survey streets for damage isn’t practical, and minor cracks often grow into gaping holes before workers can get to them. A group headed by Ming Wang, a professor of environmental and civil engineering at Northeastern University, has developed a clever solution, called Versatile Onboard Traffic Embedded Roaming Sensors (VOTERS). Here’s how it works.

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