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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…

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…

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…

West Virginia Utilizes New Technology to Build Innovative, Cost-Effective Short Span Steel Bridge

August 16, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance (SSSBA) is working with the West Virginia Department of Highways (WVDOH) to construct a press-brake-formed steel tub girder bridge, the first one in the state to demonstrate this innovative technology.…

Nebraska DOT and Community Celebrate Highway 281 Opening

July 31, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

LINCOLN, Neb. — On Monday, the Nebraska Department of Transportation joined Governor Ricketts and other state and local officials in celebrating, with the local community, the opening of Highway 281 over the Niobrara River south of Spencer. The highway has…

Stantec and Condotte America Complete Tamiami Trail Bridge Elevation Project

July 30, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

MIAMI (July 30, 2019 ) NYSE, TSX: STN: A design-build team of Stantec and Condotte America announced the completion of the two bridges in the Tamiami Trail (Florida State Road 90) elevation project. The bridges, totaling 2.3 miles, with a construction cost…