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Better Bridges Research Papers
2014 Bridge Inventory Online Exclusive: How the 2014 numbers compare to 2013 numbers
Feb 14, 2014
Iowa’s Jesup Bridge: From beginning to end
Buchanan County Secondary Roads plans to replace the bridge on V-65 south of Jesup, Iowa. The bridge will be replaced ...
Jul 19, 2012
Is highway infrastructure better than we think?
Is highway infrastructure in better shape than we think? According to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), America’s highways are ...
Apr 11, 2012
Climbing Techniques for Bridge Inspection
Stephen Sahs of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) explores the use of "Climbing Techniques for Bridge Inspection" in this ...
Apr 11, 2012
SPRAT: Safe Practices for Rope Access Work
For a downloadable PDF of the Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians' (SPRAT) "Safe Practices for Rope Access Work," click ...
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Apr 04, 2012
Illinois Tollway, University of Illinois study future bridge design, construction
The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors has approved a three-year intergovernmental agreement with the Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT) at ...
Mar 27, 2012
ASCE award Hoover Dam Bypass Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award
The Hoover Dam Bypass/Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge project was awarded the Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) award by the ...
Nov 05, 2011
Worksaver: Clamp-on snow blades install easily
Worksaver Inc.'s new clamp-on snow blades are ideal for compact tractors with non-quick-attach buckets. These clamp-on snow blades are designed ...
Mar 14, 2011
A Construction Marvel
More than 10,000 automobiles’ worth of steel bridge beams are going up on the new Sam Rayburn Tollway/Dallas North Tollway ...
Feb 27, 2011
Integral Abutment Bridges
Better Bridges Integral Abutment Bridges A survey on the status of use, problems and costs associated with integral abutment bridges by Andreas Paraschos, ...
Jan 25, 2011
Better Roads up for highly regarded Neal Award
The series of articles that ran in Better Roads' "Better Bridges" section in 2010 has been nominated for a Jesse ...
Feb 18, 2010
Greenroads: Version 1.0 of rating system for roadway design, construction released
The University of Washington and CH2M Hill have jointly released a sustainability performance metric, or "rating system," for roadway design ...
Nov 04, 2009
Bridge Managers Say Stimulus Has Provided a Boost But Funding Remains Insufficient
Despite the high number of sub-standard bridges throughout the nation, bridge engineers remain optimistic they will be able to reduce ...
VIDEO: Watch as a massive Komatsu PC8000 mining shovel is assembled in this time-lapse
VIDEO: Entire Erques Bridge construction chronicled in beautiful time-lapse
John Deere unveils 2 large-frame skid steers, 2 CTLs in G Series power boost
Cat to end track drill production, intends to sell room and pillar underground mining machine business
Nikola says its 2,000-hp electric hauler is 100% emissions-free
Unsafe surroundings: Unrecognized hazards could cause trouble for you – or for someone else
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Cat to end track drill production, intends to sell room and ...
by Wayne Grayson
Work truck, heavy hauler emissions regs tighten with release of EPA/USDOT ...
by Jason Cannon
Test Drive: 2017 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve is one fancy work ...
by Tom Quimby
Construction’s Digital Divide: It’s culture, not age, that makes contractors tech-hesitant ...
by Tom Jackson
Test Drive: We punish Ford’s 2017 Super Duty with a rocky ...
by Tom Quimby