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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…

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…

Federal grant will advance US 191 bridge improvements on Navajo Nation

September 11, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

PHOENIX – Winning a $10.4 million Federal Highway Administration grant will allow the Arizona Department of Transportation to advance improvements to four US 191 bridges in a corridor important to residents of the Navajo Nation and Hopi Reservation in northeastern…

Video: Texas DOT Explains Why Its Bridges Are ‘Bat-Friendly’

September 6, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation, Video

Engineers working for the Texas Department of Transportation are trying to make the state’s bridges and related infrastructure more hospital to bats for a number of reasons as the nocturnal flying rodents help to naturally suppress the insect population…

When Michigan City, Indiana’s Franklin Street Bridge Buckled In Artic Temperatures Contractors And Engineers Turned To FiberSPAN

September 6, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

DAYTON, Ohio - When record-breaking temperatures buckled Michigan, City Indiana’s Franklin Street Bridge in February 2019, traffic was brought to a standstill. The 87-year-old crossing—the lakeshore town’s only movable [bascule] bridge—crosses Trail…

Technology Helping ADOT to Manage Traffic through I-15 Bridge Project

September 6, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Technology, Transportation

PHOENIX – To enhance safety and manage traffic through the bridge improvement project along Interstate 15 in the Virgin River Gorge, the Arizona Department of Transportation is using a first-of-its-kind alert system to help reduce emergency braking and collisions.…

Iowa County Engineer to Save Over $100,000 Using Innovative Steel Design for Bridge Replacement Project

September 4, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

The spans for the Fourteen Mile bridge near East Lynn, West Virginia were installed on August 20, 2019. This is the first PBTG bridge for WV.   If you’re a county/state engineer or a bridge owner, cost is always a deciding factor in which material to…

Acrow Bridge Provides Emergency Detour to Open Flood-Damaged Route in Rock Port, Missouri

September 3, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

(Parsippany, New Jersey) – 03 September 2019 – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, noted today one of its modular steel bridges was installed recently in Rock Port, Missouri to restore passage after severe flooding…

FHWA Disburses $225M in Competitive Highway Bridge Program Grants

September 3, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

The Federal Highway Administration awarded $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program or CHBP grants to 20 state department of transportation projects in 18 states on August 29; grants that only state DOTs could apply for and that fund a variety of…