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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,…

FiberSPAN FRP Vehicle Deck Helps Historic Bridge Reopen To Traffic

November 12, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

DAYTON, Ohio - The infrastructure industry has adopted FiberSPAN fiber reinforced polymer (FRP)  as the go-to material for rehabilitation and repair…

Video: New Champlain Cable-Stayed Bridge

November 5, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation, Video

Our web series "Inside the giant" continues and this time, we talk about the Cable-Stayed Bridge and the installation of the main span segments and stays. The Cable-Stayed bridge is the signature element of the bridge and gives the structure a modern and uncluttered…

Comprehensive Bridge Reconstruction Design Project in Washington Opens to Traffic

October 26, 2018 - in Bridges, News, Projects, Transportation

Rimrock, WA - On October 22, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) celebrated the opening of the newly replaced Wildcat Creek Bridge on US 12 east of White Pass, Washington, with a grand opening event attended by local and state officials…

New Champlain Bridge : Not Far from the Goal

October 25, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

This morning, media representatives were invited to participate in a project update and site visit of the Cable Stayed Bridge deck with, among others, the Honorable Francois-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities. At this occasion,…

143-Year-Old Wrought Iron Bowstring Arch-Truss Bridge Gets New FiberSPAN FRP Composite Deck

October 15, 2018 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

DAYTON, Ohio - In 2017, the City of London, Ontario launched a $7.9 million project to remove, dismantle and rehabilitate Blackfriars Bridge. The 143-year-old wrought iron bowstring arch-truss structure, which connects Ridout and Blackfriars streets, is Ontario’s…

Wolf Administration Announces Improved Bridge Conditions, New Online Bridge Tool

October 8, 2018 - in Bridges, Technology, Transportation

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today announced that the overall condition of state-maintained bridges has improved compared to January 2015. PennDOT has also unveiled a new "Bridge Conditions"…

Acrow’s Bridge Structures Support Renovation of Historic Covered Bridge in Québec

October 4, 2018 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

(Bolton, Ontario) – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, announced that it has recently completed the installation of a temporary modular steel truss system to enable the renovation of the historic Félix-Gabriel-Marchand…

Fluor Announces Financial Close on Gordie Howe International Bridge

September 28, 2018 - in Bridges, Featured, News, Transportation

IRVING, Texas (September 28, 2018) – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced that Bridging North America, a partnership of Fluor, ACS Infrastructure Canada and Aecon Group Inc., reached financial close to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the…