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AEIS Completes Testing and Inspection on Henry Hudson Bridge

October 18, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

New York, NY —Atlas Evaluation & Inspection Services (AEIS), a leading testing, inspection and certification company based in South Plainfield, NJ, has completed testing and inspection on Henry Hudson Bridge, a fixed steel-arch bridge with a double deck…

Steel Bridges 1838-1940: The Stories They Could Tell

October 6, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Technology

CHICAGO - A new interactive timeline from the National Steel Bridge Alliance provides a new way to look at some of the more than 25,000 steel bridges…

NCDOT Secures Groundbreaking BVLOS Waiver for Bridge Inspection Using Skydio 2

October 6, 2020 - in Bridges, Technology, Transportation

In partnership with Skydio, NCDOT is the first to secure a state-wide beyond visual line of site waiver for bridge inspection   REDWOOD CITY, Calif.…

Port of Long Beach and Caltrans open new Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project in Long Beach

October 5, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Projects, Transportation

HNTB performed type selection, conceptual and preliminary design and owner’s engineer responsibilities for the new 2,000-foot-long cable-stayed bridge LONG BEACH, Calif. – The Port of Long Beach and Caltrans officially dedicated the new Gerald Desmond…

Grand Opening Heralds Arrival of Gerald Desmond Bridge

October 2, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

New Long Beach cable-stayed bridge enhances a critical cargo route for one of the busiest U.S. ports, replacing a through-arch bridge that served the region since 1968.   LONG BEACH, California, October 2, 2020 — Today, a combined virtual and live grand…

South Dakota Approves Major Bridge Replacement Plan

September 29, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

The South Dakota Transportation Commission recently approved a $49.99 million plan to replace the Pierre-Fort Pierre Missouri River Bridge – an effort that’s been in the works for two decades – to improve freight shipment efficiency and improve overall…

Stantec assists Regional Transportation District with N Line completion

September 23, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

Denver, CO (September 23, 2020) NYSE, TSX:STN : The Regional Transportation District (RTD) recently announced the opening of its newest commuter rail corridor, the N line. The new rail line—the first electrified commuter rail line that RTD will operate—adds…

Selma’s Civil Rights Landmark to Receive First Permanent Lighting Design

September 21, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

HLB Lighting Design is designing the lighting for the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge to bring a renewed recognition to the civil rights landmark. HLB Lighting Design is working to design the first permanent lighting installation for the historic Edmund Pettus…

2021 Student Steel Bridge Competition Rules Released

September 21, 2020 - in Bridges, News

CHICAGO - For more than 30 years, AISC’s Student Steel Bridge Competition (SSBC) has challenged student teams to develop a scale-model steel bridge that must meet the requirements and specifications for a mock design scenario. The rules are written by the…

Hurricane Sally updates: At least 1 dead amid ‘catastrophic flooding’ in Alabama, Florida; Pensacola bridge, Gulf Shores pier sustain damage

September 17, 2020 - in Bridges, News

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Part of a bridge collapsed in Pensacola as 30 inches of rain and storm surge turned streets into white-capped rivers Wednesday after Hurricane Sally lurched ashore the Gulf Coast.  Though downgraded to a tropical storm…