Virtual reality used in public outreach by Iowa DOT


Iowa State Department of Transportation and Iowa State University have teamed up on this project that uses virtual reality technology to inform the public about road construction projects. In this case the system takes local residents on a trip across a virtual version of the new US$1.5 billion I-74 Mississippi River Bridge, as AASHTO reports.

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