How UK Engineering is Using Hemp to Repair Deteriorating Kentucky Bridges

Using remarkably resilient carbon fiber fabrics, panels and wraps, CatStrong has successfully restored more than 35 bridges by strengthening beams, columns, piles and walls. When introducing a new addition to their family of products, engineering Professor Issam Harik leaned on a growing industry in the Commonwealth — the hemp industry.

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