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Video: Animated Maps: U.S. National Bridge Inventory, 2022

June 29, 2022 - in Bridges, Multimedia, Transportation, Videos

There is perhaps no more powerful a symbol of the nation’s crumbling infrastructure than a bridge that isn’t safe to cross. Very occasionally, the worst happens. Earlier this year, the Fern Hollow Bridge in Pittsburgh collapsed, on the same day President…

Queen’s researcher develops new sensor which provides early warning of bridge damage

June 21, 2022 - in Bridges, News, Products, Technology

A new prototype sensor that provides an early warning signal if a bridge is at risk of scour – the number one cause of bridge collapse globally –…

Bridge section installed to precise schedule

June 21, 2022 - in Bridges, Transportation

The bridge had both a transverse and longitudinal slope.   Innovative equipment and specialist know-how get traffic moving again on time   …

HDR Expert Explains Rope Access Inspection’s Impact on Bridge Asset Management and Design

June 13, 2022 - in Bridges, Transportation

OMAHA, Neb. — Regular bridge inspections are critical to keeping structures in good condition, and rope access inspections provide a valuable option for owners as they perform this vital asset management. These inspections can be less invasive than conventional…

Gerald Desmond Bridge Officially Retired

May 10, 2022 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

With the Gerald Desmond Bridge in the background, Gerald Desmond Jr., Desmond family members Eileen Bryson and Margaret Bomberg, and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, from left, mark the official retirement of the Gerald Desmond Bridge at a ceremony…

HDR’s Latest Experts Talk Explains How to Incorporate Sustainability into Bridge Design

May 5, 2022 - in Bridges, News

Collaboration on the St. Croix Crossing bridge led to a design that reduced the number of towers in the St. Croix River, a federally designated Wild and Scenic Riverway. OMAHA, Neb. — As communities look for ways to be more sustainable and an influx of federal…

Acrow’s Modular Steel Bridges Help Restore Transportation Infrastructure in Northeast Italy

April 22, 2022 - in Bridges, News

Acrow Bridge - Alps Italy   Permanent and temporary installations will assist in reconnecting communities impacted by extreme weather  (Parsippany, New Jersey) – Acrow, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, announced today…

Revisions for Press-Brake-Formed Steel Tub Girder Bridges to be Included in AASHTO Specifications

April 20, 2022 - in Bridges, News

Karl Barth, Ph.D., West Virginia University, conducted extensive research on the PBTG system.   The Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance (SSSBA) has initiated revisions affecting the use of press-brake-formed steel tub girder (PBTG) bridges that will be included…

Mabey Bridge designs and supplies long-span Delta bridge to support sustainable development and economic growth in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

April 7, 2022 - in Bridges, Transportation

LYDNEY, United Kingdom, 7 April, 2021 - Mabey Bridge, the international modular bridging specialist and an Acrow Group company, noted today one of its Delta™ bridges has been installed in the village of Singur, District Chitral, in the province of Khyber…

Woolpert, Righter Co. Receive ABCD Special Purpose Bridge Award for Mohican Cable Pedestrian Bridge

April 4, 2022 - in Awards, Bridges, News

The 120-foot-long suspension bridge, commissioned by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, was honored by the ABCD Ohio Chapters. MONTGOMERY, Ohio — The Association for Bridge Construction and Design Ohio Chapters awarded the Mohican Cable Pedestrian…