MSU Engineering Students Help State Design Transportation Infrastructure
August 6, 2019
Marshall Swearingen, MSU News Service
BOZEMAN — When 7 miles of outdated guardrail are replaced along Highway 191 in Gallatin Canyon this summer, the system will meet the same safety standards as other new roadside barriers in Montana. What makes the $1.7 million project different is that Montana State University students produced the drawings and other specifications needed to make it a reality.
In what's called the Design Unit at MSU, civil engineering undergraduates work alongside Montana Department of Transportation staff to get hands-on experience while lightening the load on an ag...