D.C. official eyes UM bridge technology

ORONO, Maine — U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood stopped short of making any commitments Monday afternoon before he left the University of Maine’s Advanced Engineered Wood Composite Center.

But he also left with a pile of bound information booklets about the center and its many projects, including the “bridge-in-a-backpack,” after he had a tour of AEWC’s Advanced Structure and Composites Center and conversations with Gov. John Baldacci, U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, and AEWC Director Habib Dagher.

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