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String of failures led to I-5 bridge strike, collapse in 2013, NTSB says
The collapsed section of I-5 in Washington over the Skagit River. The bridge has since been repaired. The National Transportation ...
Caltrans wins Pavement Pioneer Award for Perpetual Pavement projects
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has received a national Pavement Pioneer Award for the long-life asphalt pavement projects ...
AP analysis deems 7,795 bridges both structurally deficient and fracture critical
A recent Associated Press analysis of 607,380 bridges in the most recent federal National Bridge Inventory has proven 7,795 ...
VIDEO: Crews move I-5 permanent replacement span into place
[Correction: The article previously noted that WSDOT expects work to be completed in early October. It has been edited ...
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VIDEO: Backhoes, wheel loaders and other oversized hauls crash repeatedly into Indianapolis bridge
In order to reduce complaints surrounding the three-month-long detours around several bridges undergoing repair, the Indiana Department of transportation released ...
Crews complete Oregon’s Whilamut Passage Bridge four months early
Crews completed construction last week of the northbound Interstate 5 Whilamut Passage Bridge over the Willamette River in Eugene, ...
Can your bridges withstand a hit by a heavy semi?
A disturbingly large number of America’s bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete (see Better Roads’ November bridge inventory). ...
More than 200 Washington bridges are fracture-critical
More than 200 of Washington state’s bridges are classified as fracture-critical and could collapse if a key component of ...
66,000 U.S. bridges classified as deficient in 2013
Following Transportation for America’s release of a report stating that one in nine bridges is classified as structurally deficient, ...
I-5 temporary span opens to traffic (VIDEO)
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) announced this morning that the Interstate 5 temporary span is now open ...
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation discusses infrastructure investment at bridge collapse hearing
The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies met Thursday for a hearing, where ...
Senate Appropriations Committee to discuss I-5 bridge collapse
The Senate Committee on Appropriations during a hearing on Thursday will discuss the Interstate 5 bridge collapse that occurred ...
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Ford details 2018 F-150 engines: More power, better MPGs, short delay for diesel option
VIDEO: Excavator takes direct hit from land mine
Cat excavator makes cameo in “Transformers: The Last Knight” (VIDEO)
Caterpillar creates two new divisions as three VPs step aside
Discovery of human remains halts $2.9 million bridge project in Minnesota
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