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ITD’s Buehrig Traveling to Tiny Village in Panama to Build Bridges To Prosperity

March 8, 2018 - in Bridges, Featured, Transportation

BOISE - Opportunities like the one in front of Idaho Transportation Department Bridge Engineer Alan Buehrig are few and far between. Buehrig is traveling to Panama March 16 for two weeks to participate in the Bridges to Prosperity (B2P) program. Buehrig's…

State of New York Chooses FiberSPAN-C Cantiliver Sidewalk System To Replace Aging Walkway Without Exceeding Load Capacity

March 7, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

DAYTON, Ohio : When deterioration forced the State of New York Office of General Services (OGS) to close a downtown Albany pedestrian bridge walkway,…

Steeplejacks Climb Cables, Chip Ice to Help Restore Mackinac Bridge Service

March 6, 2018 - in Bridges, Featured, Transportation

Michigan's Mackinac Bridge Authority recently turned to steeplejacks to climb up the cables of the iconic structure and chip away ice that led to a series…

Mississippi Opens New Coldwater River Bridge to Replace One Closed by 2016 Flood

March 6, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has opened a new highway bridge over the Coldwater River in Tate County after a nearly two-year closure of the previous flood-damaged structure. "We are pleased to announce the completion of the project reconnecting…

New Report Shows Dangerous New Cases Of Crumbling Infrastructure

February 26, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation, Video

According to government data, 54,259 bridges are deemed “structurally deficient,” and Americans are driving on them 174 million times a day. Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews 

Oklahoma DOT: Weekend Closure of Major Highway for Rail Bridge Saved Months of Work

February 26, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation said it recently closed Interstate 235 in Oklahoma City for nearly 60 hours for the first bridge move of its kind in state history, which placed "two giant bridge spans" overhead for freight carrier BNSF Railway and…

Mass DOT Replaces Savoy Road Bridge over the Chickley River Using Accelerated Bridge Construction

January 31, 2018 - in Bridges, Featured, Transportation

HAWLEY, Mass. (January 2018) — Partnering with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, engineering firm McFarland Johnson and general contractor Clayton D Davenport Trucking, Oldcastle Precast Rehoboth, Mass. provided the precast concrete bridge…

Over 54,000 American Bridges Structurally Deficient, Analysis of New Federal Data Shows

January 30, 2018 - in Bridges, Featured, Transportation

Data Available: www.artbabridgereport.org Highlights:     54,259 of the nation’s 612,677 bridges are rated “structurally deficient.” Americans cross these deficient bridges 174 million times daily. Average age of a structurally deficient…

NDOT Announces Selection of County Bridge Match Program Proposals

January 24, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

The Nebraska Department of Transportation this month selected 22 local bridge project proposals to share $4 million in state funding under its County Bridge Match Program. The announcement said the program "will fund 55 percent of eligible bridge construction…

Pennsylvania DOT, Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners Opening 390th Bridge

January 2, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's (PennDOT) and its development partner, Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners, expect to finish the 2017 construction season with the opening of its 390th bridge this week. When this multi-year project…