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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.”…

Five Bridges to Be Replaced Along I-85 in Jackson and Franklin Counties

June 19, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

GAINESVILLE– The first of five bridges over Interstate 85 (I-85) in northeast Georgia closed this week in Jackson County as part of a $16.6 million…

Transportation Research Record: Early Access Papers Addressing Bridges and Other Structures

June 15, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

TRB’s Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board has released 13 early access papers addressing bridges and other…

Amsterdam’s Robot Printed Bridge Wins European Innovation Prize

June 5, 2018 - in Awards, Bridges, Featured, Transportation

Amsterdam’s robot printed steel bridge has been awarded the European Commission’s prestigious STARTS Prize 2018, which champions innovative projects at the interface of science, technology and art. STARTS recognizes digital transformation projects that…

QUIKRETE® Shotcrete Helps Give Historic Bridge New Life

June 1, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

Opened in 1913 with claims as the world’s largest concrete bridge, the Albertus L. Meyers Bridge in Allentown, Penn. underwent extensive rehabilitation highlighted by pier reconstruction using QUIKRETE® Shotcrete MS. Recommended and performed by Mar-Allen…

RIDOT Deploys Fleet of New Bridge Washing Trucks

May 31, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation showed off its new fleet of six custom-built tanker trucks May 19 and May 20; trucks outfitted with a series of high pressure water nozzles that allow a driver/operator to clean the sides and deck of a bridge in…

RIDOT Buys Specialized Trucks to Increase Bridge Maintenance Capabilities

May 21, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today unveiled a new vehicle that will greatly increase the Department's ability to maintain its bridges with regular cleanings to remove road salts, sand and other debris. RIDOT purchased a fleet of six…

Video: AASHTO Bridge Design Specifications Explained

May 15, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation, Video

Burak Boyaci, P.E., Product Manager for LEAP Bridge Steel at Bentley Systems, takes time to speak with Informed Infrastructure about updates to the AASHTO Bridge Design Specifications, including the field splice design approach and other aspects.

SMDI Updates Guide Specification for Highway Bridge Fabrication with High Performance Steel

April 24, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), has published an updated version of Guide Specification for Highway Bridge Fabrication With HPS 100W (HPS 690W) Steel for Non-Fracture…

Year In Infrastructure Finalist: Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge

April 23, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation, Video

Informed Infrastructure interviewed Daniel Mariscal, a structural engineer with AECOM's Bridge Group, at Bentley Systems' Year In Infrastructure event held Oct. 10-12, 2017, in Singapore. He represented AECOM for a Finalist Project in the category of "BIM…