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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 ...
Caterpillar to begin manufacturing mini excavators as market growth ends deal with Wacker Neuson
VIDEO: Watch as a massive Komatsu PC8000 mining shovel is assembled in this time-lapse
REVIEW: Cat S60's design, speed, built-in FLIR thermal camera combine for the ultimate construction phone
This 1939 Dodge pickup has been reborn with a new electric heart (VIDEO)
John Deere unveils 2 large-frame skid steers, 2 CTLs in G Series power boost
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Ritchie Bros. to acquire online equipment auctioneer IronPlanet for $758.5 million ...
by Tom Jackson
Caterpillar to begin manufacturing mini excavators as market growth ends deal ...
by Wayne Grayson
REVIEW: Cat S60’s design, speed, built-in FLIR thermal camera combine for ...
by Wayne Grayson
With new emissions regs, can heavy truck makers go all-in on ...
by Jason Cannon
Test Drive: Off-roading in Nissan’s sonar-equipped 2017 Titan Pro-4X Crew Cab ...
by Tom Quimby