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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…

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…

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…

Governor Cuomo Announces Transformational Plan to Reimagine New York’s Bridges and Tunnels for 21st Century

October 7, 2016 - in Bridges, Transportation

To Reduce Congestion, MTA's 7 Bridges and 2 Tunnels in Metropolitan Region to Adopt Automatic, or "Open Road" Tolling to Increase Traffic Flow for Millions of Travelers – Eliminating MTA Toll Booths To Combat Emerging Security Threats, Surge in Security…

2015 National Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference Award Recipients

August 30, 2016 - in Articles, Bridges, Showcase

The 2015 National Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) Conference presented awards to recognize the best ABC projects and most-influential person contributing to the cause and implementation of ABC. Most Influential Person Contributing to the Cause and Implementation…

Milestone for the London Bridge Station: the New Concourse Opens to Public

August 30, 2016 - in Bridges, Transportation

The first two thirds of the new concourse of the London Bridge Station are now open to public. Once finalized, the concourse will be the largest in the UK and will be served with more than 80 trains every hour.  With about 54 million passengers every year,…

Lt. Governor Holcomb Awards $47 Million in Road and Bridge Funds to 102 Central Indiana Communities

August 23, 2016 - in Bridges, Roads, Transportation

CARMEL, Ind. – Lieutenant Governor Eric Holcomb joined INDOT officials today to announce that 102 Central Indiana cities, towns, and counties are receiving a combined $47 million to improve local roads and bridges through the State’s Community Crossings…