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String of failures led to I-5 bridge strike, collapse in 2013, NTSB says

String of failures led to I-5 bridge strike, collapse...

Posted by James Jaillet on Jul 17, 2014

The collapsed section of I-5 in Washington over the Skagit River. The bridge has since been repaired. The National Transportation Safety ...

Caltrans wins Pavement Pioneer Award for Perpetual Pavement projects

Caltrans wins Pavement Pioneer Award for Perpetual...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 31, 2013

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has received a national Pavement Pioneer Award for the long-life asphalt pavement projects recently ...

AP analysis deems 7,795 bridges both structurally deficient and fracture critical

AP analysis deems 7,795 bridges both structurally...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 19, 2013

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

VIDEO: Crews move I-5 permanent replacement span into...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 16, 2013

[Correction: The article previously noted that WSDOT expects work to be completed in early October. It has been edited to ...

VIDEO: Backhoes, wheel loaders and other oversized hauls crash repeatedly into Indianapolis bridge

VIDEO: Backhoes, wheel loaders and other oversized...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 12, 2013

In order to reduce complaints surrounding the three-month-long detours around several bridges undergoing repair, the Indiana Department of transportation released the ...

Crews complete Oregon’s Whilamut Passage Bridge four months early

Crews complete Oregon’s Whilamut Passage Bridge four...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 29, 2013

Crews completed construction last week of the northbound Interstate 5 Whilamut Passage Bridge over the Willamette River in Eugene, Oregon. The ...

Can your bridges withstand a hit by a heavy semi?

Can your bridges withstand a hit by a heavy semi?

Posted by John Latta on Jul 18, 2013

A disturbingly large number of America’s bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete (see Better Roads’ November bridge inventory). But ...

More than 200 Washington bridges are fracture-critical

More than 200 Washington bridges are fracture-critical

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 17, 2013

More than 200 of Washington state’s bridges are classified as fracture-critical and could collapse if a key component of the ...

66,000 U.S. bridges classified as deficient in 2013

66,000 U.S. bridges classified as deficient in 2013

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 24, 2013

Following Transportation for America’s release of a report stating that one in nine bridges is classified as structurally deficient, CNN ...

I-5 temporary span opens to traffic (VIDEO)

I-5 temporary span opens to traffic (VIDEO)

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 19, 2013

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) announced this morning that the Interstate 5 temporary span is now open to ...

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation discusses infrastructure investment at bridge collapse hearing

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 18, 2013

The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies met Thursday for a hearing, where the ...

Senate Appropriations Committee to discuss I-5 bridge collapse

Senate Appropriations Committee to discuss I-5 bridge...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 10, 2013

The Senate Committee on Appropriations during a hearing on Thursday will discuss the Interstate 5 bridge collapse that occurred in ...

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