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22 Dead as Italian Bridge Collapses in Storm, Sending Cars Plunging

August 14, 2018 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

A bridge on a main Italian highway collapsed Tuesday in the port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 90 meters (nearly 300 feet) into a heap of rubble below. Italian deputy transport minister Edoardo Rixi said that 22 people…

Hunter Station Bridge Receives Regional America’s Transportation Award

August 13, 2018 - in Awards, Bridges, Transportation

Dewberry has announced that the Hunter Station Bridge rehabilitation and replacement project in Tionesta Township, Pennsylvania, has been awarded the…

NTSB Issues Investigative Update on Miami Bridge Collapse

August 10, 2018 - in Bridges, Featured, Transportation

This photo illustrates the condition of the cracks after the move of the main span that occurred on March 10, 2018. Photo taken on March 14, 2018 at 1:50…

The Liberty Bridge Series: Connecting Communities in Puerto Rico

August 1, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

CAMBRIDGE, Ohio - Created from prefabricated panels and assembled in modules, the Liberty Bridge is a proven type of structure offering profound benefits in flexibility and installation. U.S. Bridge prides itself on working with the latest engineering…

SSSBA Publishes Research Results for Innovative Press-Brake Formed Steel Tub Girder Bridge Technology

July 26, 2018 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

WASHINGTON D.C.– The Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance (SSSBA) has published the results of extensive research on the development and experimental testing of an innovative bridge system designed by members of the organization and several partners. “Development…

Alta Equipment Company Participates in Groundbreaking for Gordie Howe International Bridge

July 18, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

DETROIT - Alta Equipment Company joined with local, state, national and international officials and business representatives Tuesday morning, July 17, to officially break ground on the new Gordie Howe International Bridge at an invite-only ceremony in Detroit.…

The Stantec Team is Selected to Lead the Massive Bridging Kentucky Program for Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

July 17, 2018 - in Bridges, Featured, Transportation

Lexington, KY (July 17, 2018) NYSE, TSX:STN: Global consulting firm Stantec has been selected by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) to assist in the planning, development, management, delivery, and oversight of the new Bridging Kentucky rehabilitation…

Eighty-Year-Old Rugg Bridge In Massachusetts’ Berkshire County Gets New FRP Deck

July 13, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

DAYTON, Ohio: Sandisfield, Massachusetts received a $1 million grant in 2017 to rebuild Rugg Bridge on Route 57 following years of wear and tear. The pony truss crossing has carried residents and travelers over the Clam River since 1938.  A steel grid/concrete…

Fluor Team Selected for Gordie Howe International Bridge Project Connecting U.S. and Canada

July 5, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

IRVING, Texas (July 5, 2018) – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that Bridging North America, a partnership of Fluor and ACS Infrastructure Canada, was selected as the preferred proponent to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Gordie…

I-95 Bridge, Often Hit by Trucks, to be Raised in Norwalk

June 20, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

The state Department of Transportation is moving ahead with a $10 million project to raise an I-95 bridge that has been hit several times by trucks. DOT says it’s been struck so many times the bridge is “structurally deficient and functionally obsolete.”…