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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…

Tappan Zee Bridge Stay Cable Installation

April 19, 2017 - in Bridges, Video

Crews have finished installing the stay cables on the westbound span of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, the first portion of the bridge set to open later this…

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…

HNTB Earns Top Industry Awards from National Steel Bridge Alliance

June 28, 2016 - in Bridges, Corporate

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 27, 2016 – HNTB Corporation earned four National Steel Bridge Alliance awards for its expertise on various bridge projects across the country. The firm was presented with the awards at the American Association of State Highway Transportation…

Eugene Set to Celebrate Opening of Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge

June 23, 2016 - in Bridges, Design/Engineering, Projects

EUGENE - Another vital connection for those who walk, bike and ride is complete, and now it’s time to celebrate. The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) and City of Eugene are holding a joint ceremony and ribbon cutting to mark the opening of the…

Panama Launches Three New Infrastructure “Megaprojects”

PANAMA CITY, PANAMA, May 26, 2016—The Government of Panama announced today the commencement of three major new transportation and energy megaprojects with international investments and partnerships worth over $4 billion. The megaprojects include construction…

The Re-Connect West Baltimore Project Breaks Ground

April 28, 2016 - in Bridges, Projects, Transportation

BALTIMORE - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake today participated in the groundbreaking of the Re-Connect West Baltimore project, a reconfiguration of the Fulton Avenue Bridge and other infrastructure improvements…

Oklahoma DOT Sets Bridge Inspection Process After Earthquakes

April 25, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation said it will continue to inspect roadway bridges after earthquakes, but will start those inspections at a threshold of 4.7 magnitude tremors. The department said it was "relieved by the results of a recent scientific…

Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project Progresses in Long Beach

April 21, 2016 - in Bridges, Construction, Projects

The Gerald Desmond Bridge has become a vital part of the nation's infrastructure, with nearly 15 percent of the nation's waterborne cargo trucked across the bridge. It is a critical access route for the Port of Long Beach, downtown Long Beach and surrounding…

Arup Completes Elizabeth Quay Pedestrian Bridge in Perth

March 15, 2016 - in Bridges, Projects

Arup has completed the Elizabeth Quay pedestrian bridge. The pedestrian bridge spans from the western Williams Landing and the new island in the east, providing increased opportunities for people to interact with the Swan River. It is 22m high, 5m wide and…