Q&A with Professor Kim Roddis on Baltimore Bridge Collapse

March 28, 2024

The container ship Dali crashed into a pylon of Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge, causing the entire bridge to collapse.

Photo: David Adams, public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

GW Today spoke with Engineering Professor Emerita W. M. Kim Roddis, a registered professional engineer with experience in bridge design, about the factors that contributed to the collapse.

Read the full Q&A on GW Today.