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Rhode Island: $715M in Bridge and Road Repairs are Planned

April 23, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island transportation officials say they’ll have 77 construction projects this year totaling $715 million. The state began tolling trucks last year to pay for bridge and road repairs. Neighboring Connecticut is considering…

SCDOT Repairs Continue to Damaged College Park Road Bridge Over Interstate 26, Closures Planned

April 23, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

Repair work is continuing on a major overpass of Interstate 26 in Berkeley County that was damaged earlier this month when a tractor-trailer crashed into…

Acrow Supplies 61 Bridges to Panama’s Ministry of Public Works for Rural Infrastructure Development

April 9, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

(Parsippany, New Jersey) – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, is pleased to announce that it provided Panama’s…

Twenty-Eight Bridge Grants Awarded in South Dakota

April 8, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

The South Dakota Transportation Commission has awarded 28 preservation, rehabilitation, and replacement bridge improvement grants – known as the BIG program – to 22 cities and counties across the state totaling approximately $13.93 million. The BIG program…

Acrow Bridge Awarded United States Department of Defense Contract for Bridging System Support Services

April 4, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

(Parsippany, New Jersey) – 04 April 2019 – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, has been selected by the U.S. Army as one of two firms to provide mission-critical bridging solutions over the next three years.…

47,000 U.S. Bridges in Poor Condition & Pace of Repair Slows to Crawl, New Analysis of Federal Data Shows

April 1, 2019 - in Bridges, Featured, News, Transportation

Report Comes as Congress & President Continue Debating Infrastructure Highlights:   47,052 of America’s 616,087 bridges are “structurally deficient” and in poor condition. The pace of repair slowed to its lowest point in a half-decade;…

WSP Salutes NCDOT on Opening of the Marc Basnight Bridge

April 1, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

NAGS HEAD, N.C. — WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, congratulates the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and residents of the Outer Banks on opening the new Marc Basnight Bridge to traffic on Feb. 25.…

MDOT Announces Emergency Bridge Closures

March 28, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

JACKSON, MISS - Under the authority of Gov. Phil Bryant’s April 2018 emergency bridge closure proclamation, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) today was directed to begin immediately closing at least 34 local bridges. “If these bridges…

Modular Steel Structure from Acrow Bridge Minimizes Work Zone Impact During Highway Construction in Tate County, Mississippi

March 19, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

Prefabricated modular steel bridge maintains traffic flow and provides enhanced safety (Parsippany, New Jersey) – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, announced today it has provided a temporary structure for use as…

Heat Transfer on a Disk: A Closed-Form Solution for Suspension Bridge’s Main Cables Exposed to Fire

March 14, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation

Despite the danger of collapse that fire poses to a suspension bridge, it has been an understudied area of bridge engineering. A new study in the Journal of Engineering Mechanics shows you how to calculate the potential effects of heat transfer on a suspension…