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136.8-foot Super-Girders Used to Replace Washington’s Miles Creston Bridge

April 27, 2017 - in Bridges, Construction, Transportation

LINCOLN COUNTY, Wash. - As part of the Lincoln County Bridge Replacement Program, Oldcastle Precast of Spokane, Washington fabricated 136.8-foot-long prestressed concrete super-girders for the new Miles Creston Bridge in Lincoln County, Washington. The term…

Tappan Zee Bridge Stay Cable Installation

April 19, 2017 - in Bridges, Video

Crews have finished installing the stay cables on the westbound span of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, the first portion of the bridge set to open later this…

Footage Shows I-85 Bridge Collapse in Atlanta

April 1, 2017 - in Bridges, Video

Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency on March 30 after fire officials extinguished a massive fire on I-85 in Atlanta that led to the collapse…

Old Span Of Bay Bridge Going, Going, Gone

March 29, 2017 - in Bridges, News, Projects, Transportation

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Demolition crews began dismantling the final section of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge Tuesday, removing the last remnants of a structure that graced the San Francisco Bay skyline for more than 80 years.   The 288-foot…

Watch How Tappan Zee Bridge’s Main Span Towers Will be Constructed

March 27, 2017 - in Bridges, Video

Construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge is halfway done. Work on the massive $4-billion project has reached the 50 percent mark two years after it started, Tom McGuinness, construction compliance engineer for the New York State Thruway Authority, said Wednesday…

Michael Baker International Launches Next Phase of Rancho Mission Viejo LLC $4.4 Million Contract to Enhance Infrastructure in South Orange County, California

March 22, 2017 - in Bridges, News, Projects

Irvine, Calif. – Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, today announced that work is underway for the next phase of a $4.4 million contract by Rancho Mission Viejo LLC (RMV) for a new roadway called…

Arup and Mabey Deliver First Rapid Assembly, Polymer, Modular Bridge

March 20, 2017 - in Bridges, Transportation

The world’s first modular glass-fibre, reinforced polymer bridge has been launched by Arup and Mabey, with Mabey becoming the first licensed distribution partner. The post-tensioned bridge is designed to be assembled in hard to reach sites where large cranes…

Report Finds 185M Daily Crossings on Structurally Deficient U.S. Roadway Bridges

February 20, 2017 - in Bridges, Transportation

A new report from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association said there are about 185 million daily vehicle crossings on 55,710 structurally deficient U.S. roadway bridges, of which about 1,900 are on the Interstate Highway System. Bridges…

Video: Flexible Buried Bridges

February 6, 2017 - in Bridges, Transportation

This video includes a general overview of flexible buried bridges and commentary from the fabricator, county engineer and contractor who worked on a buried bridge in Iowa. View the video to learn more about the benefits of a flexible buried bridges, and why…

Parsons to Replace I-40 White River Bridge in Arkansas

January 17, 2017 - in Bridges, Transportation

PASADENA, CA – Parsons announced that it was awarded the construction of the I-40 White River Bridge and approaches in Prairie County, AR. Under this contract for the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Parsons will serve as the prime contractor…