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Video: Midway Point Reached On Nevada’s Second-Longest Bridge

November 12, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation, Video

The Nevada Department of Transportation reported on November 7 that construction is now halfway done on the state’s second longest bridge: a 2,635-foot-long highway “flyover” structure that will connect northbound U.S. Highway 95 to the westbound 215…

WYDOT, WGFD Commit Combined $2.5 Million Toward Wildlife Underpasses

November 7, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

Two state agencies have committed a combined $2.5 million toward installing wildlife underpasses along US 189 in southwest Wyoming to help reduce wildlife-vehicle…

ADOT Uses New Technique to ‘Slide’ New I-40 Bellemont Bridges into Place

November 4, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

PHOENIX – A new technique that basically slides precast bridges into place has greatly reduced delays for the Bellemont community with an Arizona Department…

AASHTO Releases a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Enhancement and Support of AASHTOWare Bridge Design & Rating

October 29, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

A Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit competitive proposals for professional services to complete the development and delivery of the first release of the planned modernized AASHTOWare Bridge Design-Rating system (BrDR 7.0) and to provide ongoing maintenance,…

Load, Capacity Calculation Errors, Inadequate Peer Review Led to Pedestrian Bridge Collapse

October 24, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

WASHINGTON — The National Transportation Safety Board determined, during a public board meeting held Tuesday, that load and capacity calculation errors made by FIGG Bridge Engineers, Inc., are the probable cause of the fatal, March 15, 2018, Florida International…

LMN Architects Designs New Bridge in Everett Washington

October 16, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

Seattle - LMN Architects is pleased to celebrate the design and construction of the new Everett Grand Avenue Pedestrian Bridge in Everett, Washington. The bridge is a unique piece of public infrastructure that will provide a vital new link between the city…

Rebuilt Monroe Street Bridge Now Open to D.C. Traffic

October 15, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

The new Brookland area railroad overpass eliminates bridge deficiencies and improves vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian safety.   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Replacement of the deteriorated Monroe Street Bridge, NE, which connects the neighborhoods of Brookland…

Engineers Mull Cause of Bridge Collapse

October 2, 2019 - in Bridges, Featured, News

The Nanfangao Bridge in Yilan County’s Suao Township is pictured after the bridge collapsed yesterday morning. Photo: Peter Lo, Taipei Times   Yesterday’s collapse of the Nanfangao Bridge (南方澳橋) in Yilan County might have been due to rusted…

Video: Bridge Replacement, Newbury

September 23, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation, Video

Some drone footage of a new bridge being installed near Newbury in England. A 1,200-ton crane was used to lift the four separate sections into place over a period of 6 hours. The project was completed by Bam Nuttall for Network Rail.

Acrow Provides Safe and Reliable Detours for Structures Damaged in Midwest Flooding

September 12, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

Parsippany, New Jersey - Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, is pleased to announce the opening of two of its modular steel bridges in Nebraska, restoring important routes that were closed after the record flooding…