Bridge Construction

This page contains content related to bridge construction, including bridge construction methods, precast bridge elements, cast in-place bridge elements, bridge design, project funding, discussion of specific bridge projects, and more.

It is easy to forget in our coverage of bridges and bridge building that some of the most used and useful structures don't "bridge" roadways at all.…
May 07, 2021
The U.S. faces an unprecedented challenge in maintaining and rehabilitating its aging transportation infrastructure. Agencies in every state are…
May 05, 2021
The Las Vegas Strip is world-famous for its lavish eye-catching productions; however, another unlikely superstar is commanding the spotlight a few…
May 05, 2021
Bridge pilings, such as those shown here, suffering from river scour are common throughout the U.S.
Bridge pilings, such as those shown here, suffering from river scour are common throughout the U.S.
It’s no secret: America’s bridges are aging dramatically and need to be urgently maintained or completely replaced to prevent disruptions to…
May 05, 2021
Reconstruction of river bridge built in the mid-1960s will help sustain the remarkable growth of the Philadelphia suburbs
Image: J.D. Eckman Inc.
Growth has transformed King of Prussia and Pottstown—two Philadelphia suburbs—into two of the largest economic centers in Pennsylvania and the…
May 05, 2021
The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) this week announced 39 Local Bridge Fund grants totaling $47.3 million to help counties maintain…
May 05, 2021
Chicago's Red/Purple Modernization transit project to begin first major phase
Image: Chicago Transit Authority
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) recently announced the agency will begin on May 16 the first of two phases of major station and track…
May 04, 2021
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) recently announced 218 Indiana cities, towns, and counties received a combined $100.2 million in…
May 03, 2021
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