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Michigan DOT Deploys ‘Robot Boats’ for Bridge Inspections

November 20, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

To improve the detection of streambed erosion and degradation around a bridge’s substructure, the Michigan Department of Transportation is deploying four unmanned surface vessels or USVs equipped with sonar and a topside camera; a vessel allows inspectors…

Engineered Solutions: New Bridge in Hawaii Forest Replaces Roadway Prone to Flooding

November 20, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Acrow Bridge designed and provided a permanent bridge to Mocon Construction for vehicle and pedestrian use in the Keahua Arboretum in the Keahua State…

Keeping America’s Bridges Safe and Reliable

August 3, 2017 - in Bridges, Transportation

Each day, thousands of qualified bridge inspectors evaluate the safety and condition of the nation’s bridges. Bridges are inspected on a routine basis,…

Tappan Zee Bridge Stay Cable Installation

April 19, 2017 - in Bridges, Video

Crews have finished installing the stay cables on the westbound span of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, the first portion of the bridge set to open later this year. The last of the 96 stay cables, the long metal strands hung off the new bridge's main span towers…

Video: Transportation Projects in Connecticut and Florida Win Top National Awards

December 19, 2016 - in Awards, Bridges

In this video, Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner James Redeker says he honored to receive the prestigious 2016 America’s Transportation Awards, Grand Prize, for the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge; the largest project of its kind in state…

HNTB Earns Top Industry Awards from National Steel Bridge Alliance

June 28, 2016 - in Bridges, Corporate

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 27, 2016 – HNTB Corporation earned four National Steel Bridge Alliance awards for its expertise on various bridge projects across the country. The firm was presented with the awards at the American Association of State Highway Transportation…

Eugene Set to Celebrate Opening of Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge

June 23, 2016 - in Bridges, Design/Engineering, Projects

EUGENE - Another vital connection for those who walk, bike and ride is complete, and now it’s time to celebrate. The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) and City of Eugene are holding a joint ceremony and ribbon cutting to mark the opening of the…

Panama Launches Three New Infrastructure “Megaprojects”

PANAMA CITY, PANAMA, May 26, 2016—The Government of Panama announced today the commencement of three major new transportation and energy megaprojects with international investments and partnerships worth over $4 billion. The megaprojects include construction…

The Re-Connect West Baltimore Project Breaks Ground

April 28, 2016 - in Bridges, Projects, Transportation

BALTIMORE - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake today participated in the groundbreaking of the Re-Connect West Baltimore project, a reconfiguration of the Fulton Avenue Bridge and other infrastructure improvements…

Oklahoma DOT Sets Bridge Inspection Process After Earthquakes

April 25, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation said it will continue to inspect roadway bridges after earthquakes, but will start those inspections at a threshold of 4.7 magnitude tremors. The department said it was "relieved by the results of a recent scientific…