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FiberSPAN FRP Bridge Deck Connects Pedestrians With Key Locations In Lower Manhattan As Part Of 9/11 Rebuild Project For Downtown New York

February 13, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

DAYTON, Ohio - Manhattan has an estimated 1.63 million people living in 23 square miles, making the New York borough one of the most crowded places in the U.S. In 2017 Lower Manhattan Development Corporation and the Battery Park City Authority chose Composite…

Joint Venture of Skanska-Corman-McLean Selected to Build Replacement for Harry W. Nice/Thomas “Mac” Middleton Bridge

February 13, 2020 - in Bridges, Corporate, News, Transportation

New Bridge and Roadway to be Completed by December 2024   Virginia Beach, VA — The joint venture, led by Skanska along with Corman Kokosing Construction…

Traffic Jam: Hair-Raising Bike Ride Over The Brooklyn Bridge

February 12, 2020 - in Bridges, Transportation, Video

The Brooklyn Bridge bike and pedestrian path could finally be getting wider. Here's what it's currently like to cross the bridge by bike.

Skanska builds new bridge over the Potomac River, USA, for USD 301 M, about SEK 2.9 billion

February 12, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

Skanska has, as part of a joint venture with Corman Kokosing Construction Company and McLean Contracting Company, signed a contract with Maryland Department of Transportation – Maryland Transportation Authority to design and build the new Governor Harry…

A Decade Later, Inspection Shows Eight Mile Road’s FRP Bridge Deck And Beam System In “Like New” Condition

January 9, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

DAYTON, Ohio - Composite Advantage engineers recently inspected Hamilton County, Ohio’s Eight Mile Road Bridge to see how its fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) deck was holding up after more than a decade of vehicle traffic. The span was the first bridge in…

Proposed Modifications to AASHTO Culvert Load Rating Specifications

January 6, 2020 - in Bridges, News

Over the past decade, significant state and federal resources have been expended to develop a state‐of-the-art set of reliability‐based bridge design and load rating specifications, including Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) and Load and Resistance…

Washington State, Oregon Join Forces to Replace I-5 Highway Bridge

November 26, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee (D) and Oregon Governor Kate Brown (D) launched a bi-state effort on November 18 to replace the Interstate 5 bridge that spans the Columbia River and connects the two states. [Above photo via the Washington State Governor’s…

Michigan DOT Deploys ‘Robot Boats’ for Bridge Inspections

November 20, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

To improve the detection of streambed erosion and degradation around a bridge’s substructure, the Michigan Department of Transportation is deploying four unmanned surface vessels or USVs equipped with sonar and a topside camera; a vessel allows inspectors…

Video: Midway Point Reached On Nevada’s Second-Longest Bridge

November 12, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation, Video

The Nevada Department of Transportation reported on November 7 that construction is now halfway done on the state’s second longest bridge: a 2,635-foot-long highway “flyover” structure that will connect northbound U.S. Highway 95 to the westbound 215…

WYDOT, WGFD Commit Combined $2.5 Million Toward Wildlife Underpasses

November 7, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

Two state agencies have committed a combined $2.5 million toward installing wildlife underpasses along US 189 in southwest Wyoming to help reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions and improve safety.   The Wyoming Transportation Commission recently approved…