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47,000 U.S. Bridges in Poor Condition & Pace of Repair Slows to Crawl, New Analysis of Federal Data Shows

April 1, 2019 - in Bridges, Featured, News, Transportation

Report Comes as Congress & President Continue Debating Infrastructure Highlights:   47,052 of America’s 616,087 bridges are “structurally deficient” and in poor condition. The pace of repair slowed to its lowest point in a half-decade;…

WSP Salutes NCDOT on Opening of the Marc Basnight Bridge

April 1, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

NAGS HEAD, N.C. — WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, congratulates the North Carolina Department of Transportation…

MDOT Announces Emergency Bridge Closures

March 28, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

JACKSON, MISS - Under the authority of Gov. Phil Bryant’s April 2018 emergency bridge closure proclamation, the Mississippi Department of Transportation…

Modular Steel Structure from Acrow Bridge Minimizes Work Zone Impact During Highway Construction in Tate County, Mississippi

March 19, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

Prefabricated modular steel bridge maintains traffic flow and provides enhanced safety (Parsippany, New Jersey) – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, announced today it has provided a temporary structure for use as…

Heat Transfer on a Disk: A Closed-Form Solution for Suspension Bridge’s Main Cables Exposed to Fire

March 14, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation

Despite the danger of collapse that fire poses to a suspension bridge, it has been an understudied area of bridge engineering. A new study in the Journal of Engineering Mechanics shows you how to calculate the potential effects of heat transfer on a suspension…

Heavy Duty Superprop® Shores From Acrow Bridge Support Railway Overpass During Major Highway Construction in Texas

February 28, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

(Parsippany, New Jersey)  – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, noted today that it provided a temporary shoring system to support a railroad plate girder bridge in Plano, Texas, during a project to add four…

New Jersey DOT Selects FRP Composite Piles To Replace Aging Wooden Structure At Seaside Resort

February 27, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

DAYTON, Ohio - Cape May, New Jersey is a seaside resort at the southern tip of the state’s Cape May Peninsula. Route 147, a 4.2-mile state highway, runs across bridges that use timber fenders.  When the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJ DOT)…

Woolpert, ODNR Win Award for ‘Indiana Jones’ Bridge in Hocking Hills State Park

February 27, 2019 - in Awards, Bridges, News, Transportation

MASON, Ohio — Woolpert and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) were honored Thursday night in Mason with the 2018 Outstanding Special Purpose Bridge Award from the Association for Bridge Construction and Design (ABCD) for the Hemlock Pedestrian…

Temporary Acrow Bridge Eases Construction Inconvenience During Delta Airlines Terminal Renovation at New York’s LaGuardia Airport

February 27, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Projects, Transportation

Parsippany, New Jersey – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, has announced one of its modular steel bridges was provided to Delta Airlines and recently installed to allow uninterrupted vehicular passage during renovations…

Michigan DOT I-94 Bridge Team Honored with Award

February 19, 2019 - in Awards, Bridges, Transportation

The I-94 Modernization Advanced Bridges Project Team within the Michigan Department of Transportation recently received the 2018 MDOT-ACEC Partnership Charter Award that recognizes project managers and firms in Michigan for project partnerships based on trust,…