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Oklahoma DOT looks to Caltrans for bridge assessment advice

Oklahoma DOT looks to Caltrans for bridge assessment...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 22, 2014

Bridges across the nation are aging, with many now well past their projected life spans. Oklahoma’s bridges are among those aging ...

TRIP report finds Montana’s highways, bridges ‘increasingly deteriorated and crowded’

TRIP report finds Montana’s highways, bridges...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 19, 2014

A new report finds that Montana’s highways and bridges are in poor and mediocre condition, with the state’s traffic fatality ...

More from the Bridge Inventory: Top 5 States with the Best and Worst Bridges

More from the Bridge Inventory: Top 5 States with the...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 21, 2013

Despite that the nation’s transportation funding system is in great peril as the expiration of the current surface transportation funding ...

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

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

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 ...

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 -- ...

Despite stimulus, U.S. transportation system continues to deteriorate

Despite stimulus, U.S. transportation system continues...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 30, 2013

Despite an “influx of stimulus money” dedicated to improving the transportation system in the U.S., more of the nation’s bridges ...

Senate passes bridge-prioritizing amendment to DOT, HUD spending bill

Senate passes bridge-prioritizing amendment to DOT, HUD...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 25, 2013

The Senate on Wednesday passed an amendment to its proposed $54 billion transportation and housing spending bill, prioritizing bridge projects, ...

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 ...

25% of U.S. bridges declared deficient in 2012

25% of U.S. bridges declared deficient in 2012

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 18, 2013

According to a report from our sister site Better Roads, 25 percent, or 151,845 of all U.S. bridges were classified ...

25 percent of U.S. bridges classified as deficient in 2012

25 percent of U.S. bridges classified as deficient in...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 17, 2013

Of the 607,380 bridges on U.S. roadways in 2012, 25 percent were classified as deficient, according to the U.S. Government ...

Mark this urgent! Until we lose interest.

Posted by John Latta on Aug 02, 2012

Where’s the urgency? After the I-35W bridge fell into the Mississippi River in Minneapolis in August 2007, virtually everyone was jumping ...

Better Bridges:  Bridge Inventory 2009  State of Bridges

Better Bridges: Bridge Inventory 2009 State of...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 01, 2009

The Better Roads Bridge Inventory is an exclusive, award-winning annual survey that has been conducted since 1979. Bridge engineers from ...

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