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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…

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…

Gold Fork River Bridge Replacement South of Donnelly Earns Engineering Excellence Recognition

January 12, 2017 - in Bridges, Transportation

BOISE - Replacement of the 69-year-old Gold Fork River Bridge south of Donnelly, completed in late October, recently won a first-place award in the Structural Systems category from the ACEC (American Council of Engineering Companies) of Idaho in their Engineering…

Parsons’ Bridges Receive Regional and National Steel Construction Awards

January 10, 2017 - in Awards, Bridges, Events, Transportation

PASADENA, CA  –Parsons is pleased to announce that two of its bridge projects have been recognized by the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) for excellence in steel design and construction. The Vimy Memorial Bridge in Ottawa, ON, was honored…

Video: Transportation Projects in Connecticut and Florida Win Top National Awards

December 19, 2016 - in Awards, Bridges

In this video, Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner James Redeker says he honored to receive the prestigious 2016 America’s Transportation Awards, Grand Prize, for the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge; the largest project of its kind in state…

Fluor-Led Team Completes Tappan Zee Bridge Towers

December 16, 2016 - in Bridges, News, Projects, Transportation

IRVING, Texas -Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC, comprised of Fluor Enterprises, Inc., American Bridge Company, Granite Construction Northeast, Inc., and Traylor Bros., Inc., has completed all eight 419-foot towers…

ITD Engineers Find $700,000 Savings, Traffic Efficiencies in Replacement of Owsley Canal Bridge in Eastern Idaho

December 5, 2016 - in Bridges, Transportation

RIGBY - In a tight budget environment where every dollar counts, Idaho Transportation Department engineers again found a way to safely stretch resources and still perform a needed replacement of an old bridge in the small, eastern Idaho town of Mud Lake. The…

Sliding Girder Installer in Northern Idaho Saves State $161,000, Reduces bridge Closures by Months

November 25, 2016 - in Bridges, Featured, Transportation

COEUR d'ALENE - Foreman Gene Anderson and his three-man District 1 Bridge & Building crew leveraged creation of a sliding girder installer to complete repairs to the 56-year-old Interstate 90 Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge in just three weeks this spring,…

Woolpert Contracted to Rehabilitate and Protect Covered Bridges

November 22, 2016 - in Bridges, Transportation

MONROE COUNTY, Ohio — Woolpert was hired by Monroe County to rehabilitate two historic covered bridges, and has been assisting the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) with a project to help preserve and…