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Hawkeye UHPC bridge opening ceremony

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BUCHANAN COUNTY (KWWL) -

The first K-UHPC bridge in the U.S. will be opened Tuesday, November 10 in Buchanan County.  The ribbon cutting ceremony for the Hawkeye UHPC Bridge located at 1110 Deacon Avenue in Fairbank is set for 11 a.m.

Six bridge girders were installed at the site in just one day, through collaborations between Buchanan County, Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (KICT) and Laboratory for Advanced Construction Technology at the University of Iowa.

The ceremony will be followed by a reception at 1179 Indiana Avenue in Hazleton, and a second ribbon cutting ceremony on the west edge of Hazleton.

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