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SNEAK PEEK at the 2013 Bridge Inventory: What causes the most damage to bridges?

SNEAK PEEK at the 2013 Bridge Inventory: What causes...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 05, 2013

Every year, Better Roads conducts a survey on the state of the nation’s bridges. The survey has been conducted since ...

Rolling River

Rolling River

Bridges

Posted by Equipment World Staff on 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 ...

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1040

Bridges

Posted by Equipment World Staff on 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 ...

Working Work of Art

Working Work of Art

Bridges

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 06, 2013

At 130, the Brooklyn Bridge still does the job it was built for.   by Doug Hecox and Josh Guterman, FHWA     “Many believe ...

Slip Slidin’ Away

Slip Slidin’ Away

Bridges

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 05, 2013

Big, heavy, Oregon bridge makes an innovative move   By John Latta, jlatta@randallreilly.com     You jack it up, you slide it. Simple. But the Sellwood ...

Better Bridges 2012 Bridge Inventory

Better Bridges 2012 Bridge Inventory

Bridges

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 12, 2012

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 ...

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Better Bridges

Bridges

Posted by Equipment World Staff on 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 ...

Better Bridges

Better Bridges

Bridges

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on 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 ...

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Better Bridges

Bridges

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on 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 ...

The State of Our Bridges

The State of Our Bridges

Bridges

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 11, 2011

Our exclusive annual research into bridge conditions in the United States. Over regulated, underfunded and disheartening.” That’s how Brian Olson, bridge replacement ...

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