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Several deficiencies exposed in Skagit River Bridge collapse

Several deficiencies exposed in Skagit River Bridge...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 22, 2014

Several deficiencies have been exposed following the collapse of Skagit River Bridge on Interstate-5 near Mt. Vernon, Wash. The collapse ...

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 ...

Long-life asphalt pavement: Red Bluff lessons

Long-life asphalt pavement: Red Bluff lessons

Posted by Contributed on Oct 07, 2013

Caltrans Senior Engineer Sean Shepard (I-5 Red Bluff job) and Caltrans Resident Engineer John Bailey (I-5 Weed job) share lessons ...

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 ...

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 ...

VIDEO: How collapsed I-5 bridge was reopened with a temporary span

VIDEO: How collapsed I-5 bridge was reopened with a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2013

Traffic is once again flowing over Washington state's Skagit River as a temporary span has been set in place on ...

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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