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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 ...

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 ...

USDOT to release $15.6 million for I-5 bridge

USDOT to release $15.6 million for I-5 bridge

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 14, 2013

Washington State Senator Patty Murray said on Thursday that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will releasing $15.6 million of ...

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 ...

Lawmaker proposes bridge safety hearing

Lawmaker proposes bridge safety hearing

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 30, 2013

Representative Janice Hahn (D-CA) has called for Congress to hold a hearing on bridge safety when the return from recess, ...

U.S. infrastructure spending has sharply declined in past five years

U.S. infrastructure spending has sharply declined in...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 29, 2013

The collapse of the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River in Washington State has sparked a number of conversations ...

Washington governor announces I-5 bridge replacement plan

Washington governor announces I-5 bridge replacement...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 28, 2013

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has announced the state’s plan to temporarily replace the collapsed portion of the Interstate 5 ...

2013’s bridges: A Skagit River reminder

2013’s bridges: A Skagit River reminder

Posted by John Latta on May 28, 2013

Did the collapse of the I-5 bridge across the Skagit River in Washington State demonstrate a need for increased investing ...

I-5 bridge collapse highlights need for transportation funding

I-5 bridge collapse highlights need for transportation...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 28, 2013

The Interstate 5 bridge collapse that occurred Thursday night in Washington State underscores a larger problem the state is facing: ...

LaHood announces $1 million in immediate funding for I-5 bridge in Washington

LaHood announces $1 million in immediate funding for...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 24, 2013

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced the immediate availability of $1 million federal emergency funds for Washington State to ...

I-5 bridge collapses, causes no fatalities

I-5 bridge collapses, causes no fatalities

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 24, 2013

An oversize truck last night struck a portion of an Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River between Seattle and ...

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