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Maintaining America’s most historic tourist routes
Dec 16, 2014
2014 Better Roads Bridge Inventory
Methodology: The Better Roads Bridge Inventory is an exclusive, award-winning annual survey that has been conducted since 1979. Bridge engineers ...
Nov 12, 2014
2014 Bridge Inventory Online Exclusive: How the 2014 numbers compare to 2013 numbers
Better Roads published its 2014 Annual Bridge Inventory in the November 2014 print edition. (The digital edition will be uploaded soon ...
Oct 28, 2014
Burial crypt hidden under downtown Houston bridge
Even if you have lived in the area your entire life, chances are you don't know that there's a burial crypt under ...
Sep 15, 2014
Secret Cold War bunker found inside Brooklyn Bridge (PHOTOS)
Everyone is familiar with the history of Brooklyn Bridge. It was completed over 130 years ago in 1883 and was the ...
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HOW PRODUCTIVE IS YOUR CREW? HOW DO YOU KNOW?
While the “production” on various construction jobs may be different, the objective in measuring production is the same—how much work/in…
Aug 06, 2014
Santa Ana Freeway (I-5) South Corridor Improvement Project
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is investing $3.2 billion to improve I-5 in Los Angeles County from Burbank to ...
Jun 12, 2014
Bridge building on Alaska’s North Slope
Four bridges integral to the Alpine Satellite Development Program faced environmental challenges. The four bridges being constructed by ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc. ...
May 06, 2014
Buying Time with U.S. Bridges
New technologies and products can extend pavement life to help address the chronic pavement problems of the highway and bridge ...
Feb 07, 2014
Bridging the Gap Between Economics and Innovation
When Iowa’s Jesup Bridge became a safety hazard, the local agency found a way to design and fund reconstruction of ...
Nov 06, 2013
The State of the Nation’s Bridges
Our exclusive survey of bridge conditions in the United States shows that every year the percentage of overall structurally deficient ...
Nov 05, 2013
SNEAK PEEK at the 2013 Bridge Inventory: What causes the most damage to bridges?
Every year, Better Roads conducts a survey on the state of the nation’s bridges. The survey has been conducted since ...
Aug 07, 2013
Three states join hands to upgrade lower Mississippi River bridges with ITS By John Latta Four major bridges over the lower Mississippi ...
May 13, 2013
In bridges, there’s American old and then there’s old. You want old? The Pont Vieux (literally “old bridge”) had been in use ...
May 06, 2013
Working Work of Art
At 130, the Brooklyn Bridge still does the job it was built for. by Doug Hecox and Josh Guterman, FHWA “Many believe ...
Feb 05, 2013
Slip Slidin’ Away
Big, heavy, Oregon bridge makes an innovative move By John Latta, email@example.com You jack it up, you slide it. Simple. But the Sellwood ...
Nov 12, 2012
Better Bridges 2012 Bridge Inventory
Getting Better all the Time America’s structurally deficient and functionally obsolete bridge count slowly, steadily falling By Tina Grady Barbaccia They aren’t numbers ...
Aug 05, 2012
Both Ends to the Middle It’s not either end of this bridge that is its most important entrance/exit point. It’s the ...
May 05, 2012
Bridge Climbing Engineers on ropes doing specialized structural inspections By Tina Grady Barbaccia Bridges that were once inaccessible by traditional methods can now ...
Feb 17, 2012
Road Into Bridge A massive landslide causes Tennessee DOT to rethink its rebuilding By Tina Grady Barbaccia Sometimes it’s just better to start ...
Nov 11, 2011
The State of Our Bridges
Our exclusive annual research into bridge conditions in the United States. Over regulated, underfunded and disheartening.” That’s how Brian Olson, bridge replacement ...
Aug 02, 2011
Making History Again When a historical bridge in Maine had to be demolished and rebuilt, the question was how to do ...
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VIDEO: Entire Erques Bridge construction chronicled in beautiful time-lapse
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Caterpillar to begin manufacturing mini excavators as market growth ends deal with Wacker Neuson
Cat to end track drill production, intends to sell room and pillar underground mining machine business
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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
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