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Acrow Modular Bridge Maintains Passage of Residential and Commercial Traffic in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

February 8, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation

(Parsippany, New Jersey) – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, today announced one of its bridges was recently re-installed as a critical detour structure during construction on Route Soleil 9 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $705.7 Million in Emergency Relief for Road and Bridge Repairs

February 7, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced more than $705.7 million in Emergency…

Missouri S&T Poised to Help Address State’s Bridge Repair Needs

January 30, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s plan to release bond funds to support bridge repair across the state comes as welcome news to researchers at Missouri S&T,…

Performance of Bridges That Received Funding Under the Innovative Bridge Research and Construction Program

January 24, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation

TRB Special Report 330: Performance of Bridges That Received Funding Under the Innovative Bridge Research and Construction Program, examines the results of a federal program to promote innovation in highway bridge construction. The Innovative Bridge Research…

Innovative Median Barrier System Adds to Lifespan of Historic Pulaski Skyway

January 21, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio - With the opening of bi-directional traffic on June 30, 2018, the Pulaski Skyway was finally ready for another 75+ years of busy use. The Skyway carries US Routes 1&9 between Newark and Jersey City, NJ, and is a connection for the…

Acrow Supplies Permanent Bridge to Replace Structure Destroyed in Tubbs Fire in California

January 15, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation

(Parsippany, New Jersey) – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, has announced one of its modular steel bridges was installed recently to restore passage on privately owned land in Santa Rosa, California after the destruction…

RIDOT Taps ‘Bridge-in-a-Backpack’ System for Replacement Project

January 4, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation said it wrapped up its $3.6 million Railroad Avenue Bridge replacement project seven-months ahead of schedule due to the use of a “Bridge-In-A-Backpack” system developed at the University of Maine and commercially…

Acrow Bridges Employed by Special Operations Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve in Syria

December 17, 2018 - in Bridges, News, Technology, Transportation

(Parsippany, New Jersey) – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, noted today that its 700XS bridges are being used for training members of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on basic and advanced engineering operations…

PennDOT Announces Replacement of More than 500 Poor Condition Bridges

December 3, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

Harrisburg, PA – A significant project to replace 558 poor-condition bridges statewide is nearly complete, with 511 completed and open to traffic in the state's public-private partnership (P3) for bridges, the Rapid Bridge Replacement project, Pennsylvania…

NTSB Finds Design Errors in Collapsed FIU Bridge

November 19, 2018 - in Bridges, Featured, Transportation

Designers overestimated the strength of a critical section of a Florida International University pedestrian bridge that collapsed, killing six people, and they underestimated the load on that same section, federal investigators reported Thursday. Cracks that…