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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…

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…

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…

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…