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Maintaining America’s most historic tourist routes

Maintaining America’s most historic tourist routes

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Posted by Contributed on Dec 18, 2014

Americans love to explore the countryside in their cars, and many regions have obliged by designating special scenic travel routes. ...

2014 Better Roads Bridge Inventory

2014 Better Roads Bridge Inventory

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Dec 16, 2014

Methodology: The Better Roads Bridge Inventory is an exclusive, award-winning annual survey that has been conducted since 1979. Bridge engineers ...

2014 Bridge Inventory Online Exclusive: How the 2014...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 12, 2014

Better Roads published its 2014 Annual Bridge Inventory in the November 2014 print edition. (The digital edition will be uploaded soon ...

Burial crypt hidden under downtown Houston bridge

Burial crypt hidden under downtown Houston bridge

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 28, 2014

Even if you have lived in the area your entire life, chances are you don't know that there's a burial crypt under ...

Secret Cold War bunker found inside Brooklyn Bridge (PHOTOS)

Secret Cold War bunker found inside Brooklyn Bridge...

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 15, 2014

Everyone is familiar with the history of Brooklyn Bridge. It was completed over 130 years ago in 1883 and was the ...

Santa Ana Freeway (I-5) South Corridor Improvement Project

Santa Ana Freeway (I-5) South Corridor Improvement...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Aug 06, 2014

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is investing $3.2 billion to improve I-5 in Los Angeles County from Burbank to ...

Bridge building on Alaska’s North Slope

Bridge building on Alaska’s North Slope

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 12, 2014

Four bridges integral to the Alpine Satellite Development Program faced environmental challenges. The four bridges being constructed by ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc. ...

Buying Time with U.S. Bridges

Buying Time with U.S. Bridges

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Posted by Contributed on May 06, 2014

New technologies and products can extend pavement life to help address the chronic pavement problems of the highway and bridge ...

Bridging the Gap Between Economics and Innovation

Bridging the Gap Between Economics and Innovation

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Feb 07, 2014

When Iowa’s Jesup Bridge became a safety hazard, the local agency found a way to design and fund reconstruction of ...

The State of the Nation’s Bridges

The State of the Nation’s Bridges

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 06, 2013

Our exclusive survey of bridge conditions in the United States shows that every year the percentage of overall structurally deficient ...

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