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Jul 18, 2016
Indestructible bridges could be possible with ‘form-finding’ design process
A new generation of indestructible bridges could be possible, thanks to research being done at the University of Warwick. According to a news release posted to Science Daily, Emeritus ...
Jul 12, 2016
35 Conn. bridges to be re-examined after lead inspector arrested for falsifying reports
Thirty-five Connecticut bridges are scheduled to be re-examined by the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) after the inspecting engineer, Akram Ahmad, was arrested in May on allegations that ...
Jul 08, 2016
S. Carolina DOT slates 10 bridges for replacement
The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has slated 10 substandard bridges on state roads in Pickens County to be replaced, thanks to the roads legislation ...
Jul 04, 2016
Florida DOT announces work on 3 Jacksonville bridges
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced plans to work on three Jacksonville bridges, News 4 Jax reports. Work on the Ortega River Bridge has already begun, ...
Jun 29, 2016
Two Conn. bridges open to traffic 2 weeks after being demolished and rebuilt
Two new southbound bridges are now open on Route 8/25 in Bridgeport, ctpost.com reports. In less than two weeks, workers demolished the 44-year-old Lindley Street and Capitol ...
Jun 28, 2016
Iowa DOT says lack of funding responsible for No. 1 ranking in deficient bridges
A 2016 report from the American Road and Transportation Builders Association ranked Iowa no. 1 in the country for structurally deficient bridges. Of the approximately 5,000 deficient bridges in the state, ...
Jun 10, 2016
Two bridges in Chippewa Falls, Wisc., undergo reconstruction
Two bridges in Chippewa Falls, Wisc.–the Veterans Memorial Bridge on Main Street and the Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge on Spring Street—will undergo reconstruction in this month, ...
Jun 06, 2016
Tennessee General Assembly votes to increase county roads, bridges funding
There's a lot of road work ahead for county roads and bridges in Tennessee. The Tennessee General Assembly voted to triple the amount of funding allotted for county roads ...
May 27, 2016
Las Vegas spending $20 million on seismic updates to bridges on I-15
While engineers try to figure out why a bridge in Oklahoma failed so easily when it was hit by a truck on May 19, highway workers ...
May 23, 2016
TRIP report finds Maryland roads and bridges improving, but congestion lingers
The latest state report from The Road Improvement Program (TRIP) shows conditions of Maryland’s state-maintained roads have improved over the past four years, mirrored by ...
May 13, 2016
Oregon DOT bathes bridges in orange light for work zone safety awareness
The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has been illuminating in orange the Morrison Bridge in Portland and Union Street Railroad Bridge in Salem as a ...
May 06, 2016
Four Chicago bridges join the ranks of city’s century-old spans still in use
Four Chicago bridges—the Jackson Boulevard Bridge (Jan. 29), Chicago & North Western Railroad Bridge (July 30), Webster Street Bridge (Aug. 3), and Lake Street Bridge ...
May 05, 2016
How this carbon fiber donut quickly repairs bridges damaged by earthquakes
Researchers at the University of Utah say they have developed a method that not only greatly reduces the amount of time it takes to repair ...
Apr 29, 2016
Licking County, Ohio, pledges $4.3 million to repairing 35 bridges in 2016
Deteriorating bridges and culverts have forced the closure of five county roads in Licking County, Ohio, the Newark Advocate reports. Licking County Engineer Bill Lozier has a ...
Apr 28, 2016
Rhode Island DOT will replace structurally deficient bridges with slide-in construction
In 2014, data from the Federal Highway Administration ranked Rhode Island as the worst of the 50 states for structurally deficient bridges. With so many of its ...
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