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Congratulations to the ASCE Bridges Photo Contest Viewer’s Choice Award Winner

September 14, 2017 - in Awards, Bridges, Transportation

ASCE members have chosen a striking winter photo of the 1866 New Portland Wire Bridge in New Portland, Maine, winner of the 2017 Viewer's Choice Award. See Vijay Jeyakrishnan's photo and all of the ASCE Bridges Photo Contest winners on ASCE's Facebook page.…

Cortec MCI-309 Protects Post-Tension Strands During Construction of New St. Croix River Crossing

August 31, 2017 - in Bridges, Transportation

The St. Croix Crossing, dedicated August 2nd, 2017, is a significant new structure connecting Oak Park Heights, Minnesota, with St. Joseph, Wisconsin.…

Acrow Supplies Permanent Pedestrian Bridge to Ohio’s Kalahari Resorts

August 25, 2017 - in Bridges, Transportation

(Parsippany, New Jersey) – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, has announced that it designed and provided…

Special Post Tensioned Bridge Slabs Produced for Pine Basin Bridge Replacement

August 18, 2017 - in Bridges, Transportation

SWAN VALLEY, Idaho (AUGUST 2017) – Oldcastle Precast Idaho Falls teamed with Bonneville Power Administration, HK Contractors, and Bryant Greene Concrete to replace the bridge at the entrance to Pine Basin Camp in Swan Valley, Idaho. Condemned in the fall…

Earthquake Software Refines ODOT Bridge Inspection Process

August 9, 2017 - in Bridges, Transportation

State bridge inspectors will be able to provide a faster, more targeted response in ensuring public safety the next time an earthquake rolls across Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation is now implementing the use of ShakeCast, a program created…

Keeping America’s Bridges Safe and Reliable

August 3, 2017 - in Bridges, Transportation

Each day, thousands of qualified bridge inspectors evaluate the safety and condition of the nation’s bridges. Bridges are inspected on a routine basis, and the results are reported to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). If a bridge is deemed…

What Has Happened with U.S. Bridges in the 10 Years Since the Minneapolis I-35W Bridge Collapse?  

August 1, 2017 - in Bridges, Featured, Transportation

(WASHINGTON)— August 1 marks the 10th anniversary of the I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis. The bridge was classified as “structurally deficient” and was undergoing repair at the time.     The American Road & Transportation…

Acrow Provides Temporary Detour Structure for Use During Bridge Replacement in Iowa

July 21, 2017 - in Bridges, Transportation

(Parsippany, New Jersey) – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, has announced that it designed and provided a temporary bridge for use as a detour during the replacement of an obsolete structure on Interstate 34 in…

Back to the Nest: Falcons Return to Michigan Bridges

July 10, 2017 - in Bridges, Transportation

Peregrine falcons have returned to the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock again this year – the same nesting spot, but this year with a choice between new and familiar nests. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) installed two…

Oldcastle Precast Bridge Projects Win Design Excellence Awards

June 6, 2017 - in Awards, Bridges, Projects, Transportation

REHOBOTH, Mass. (JUNE 2017) – Oldcastle Precast’s Skilton Road Bridge Rehabilitation and Interstate-10 Tex Wash Bridge Emergency Replacement Projects were recipients of Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute’s (PCI) 2016 Design Excellence Awards. During…