Bridges

 

 

Roads & Bridges special coverage of structurally deficient bridges in the U.S.

 

 
 
The corrosion of post-tensioned (P-T) tendons in the nation’s bridges has become an increasingly significant problem. A growing awareness of the situation has prompted state...
The Jesup South Bridge in Buchanan County, Iowa, is located on one of the busiest roads in the county. Constructed in 1947, the old bridge had a sufficiency rating of less...
For having the second-most number of bridges in the nation, Ohio is in a relatively strong position as its more than 44,000 structures score better than the national average...
Pavement management in the broadest sense has traditionally been reactive in terms of pavement preservation—when resources became available, they were used to fix what was...
A power line helped create a power forward.   Plans for the reconstruction of U.S. 6 in Colorado originally called for a 20-night traffic shift, where lanes would...
The slide of the new Milton-Madison Bridge is now under way. The nearly half-mile steel truss is being slid laterally 55 ft onto refurbished permanent piers. While there have...
In a typical bridge construction project, the designers do their part, engineers do their part and pavement and bridge contractors do their part . . . but too often the zone...
An update of the financial plan for the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project has been submitted to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).   The...

Products

  • Animation of a U.S. Bridge Liberty Panel Bridge being assembled and launched. The animated video shows the various steps of assembling this panel...
  • The Village of Barboursville, W.Va., was scheduled to host the U.S. Youth Soccer Association Tournament, which involved more than 4,500 teenagers. A...
  • Interesting U.S. Bridge Case Study on how a county saved almost $500,000 on the total project construction costs for two bridges by using a U.S....
  • BridgeGuard is an innovative infrared bridge scoping service used to identify and locate defects in decks and substructures. Reports are delivered in...
  • The Liberty Series panel bridge is an all-bolted panel bridge system that can be used as a permanent structure or disassembled and used as a...
  • A horizontal outreach of 72 ft 5 in. and a working height of 86 ft makes the redesigned S-80 telescopic boom from Genie ideal for limited-access...
  • A four-section boom highlights the RTC-8080, the newest of Link-Belt’s Series II cranes. The boom can extend from 41 ft up to 217 ft and does not...
  • The GTH-844B telehandler replaces Genie’s 844 model. A Tier IV Interim engine was added, with the choice of a Deutz or Perkins model. The controls...
  • Maintenance-minded features keep JLG’s 1932RS and 3248RS electric scissor lifts on the move, including a passive pothole protection system, an easy-...
  • Gehl’s RS Series of telescopic handlers now features Tier IV-compliant engines in all eight models, complemented by either exhaust-gas recirculation...
Brisbane’s Gateway Bridge in Australia was the largest road and bridge project in Queensland’s history, necessary to meet the region’s future highway...
In 2010, construction began on a massive new park system in the Louisville area. One key goal of the project was to link four major parks with a park...
Florida has doubled in population every 20 years for the past 80 years, pushing its infrastructure to the max in many parts of the state. To move...
When Cargill Deicing Technology officially decided to increase its environmental commitment, it were not making empty promises. Not only did the...
It is no secret that winter maintenance offers up its own set of challenges for contractors. Unpredictable weather, pedestrian safety concerns and...
According to the Research and Innovation Technology Administration (RITA), United States Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the number of...

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        ARCHIVED WEBINAR   ABOUT THE PROJECT When complete, the new Mississippi River Bridge will be the...

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Industry News

The April issue of Roads & Bridges magazine features our continuing Bridge Rescue coverage, along with stories on bridge and pavement...
A power line helped create a power forward.   Plans for the reconstruction of U.S. 6 in Colorado originally called for a 20-night traffic shift...
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is moving forward with its Go Time driver information initiative by placing 132 automated...