Bridge Construction

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao today announced the administration's investment of $900 million in American infrastructure through the…
November 12, 2019
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For years, expansion of the northern suburbs of the city of Belgrade has been hindered by the limited capacity of the three, existing bridges over…
November 11, 2019
Voters in 19 states on Nov. 5 approved around 89% of 305 state and local transportation ballot measures. In total, the 270 approved initiatives are…
November 07, 2019
The Vulcan Barrier from Trinity Highway is a longitudinal redirecting steel barrier that can be employed for any road or bridge construction zone…
November 07, 2019
Maine transportation; Maine roadways
Image: MaineDOT (@MaineDOT1) via Twitter
Voters in the state of Maine overwhelmingly approved a state ballot measure that will provide money for road and bridge improvements in the Pine Tree…
November 06, 2019
NO. 1 BRIDGE: Bayonne Bridge
The Bayonne Bridge project provided nearly 1,500 jobs annually throughout construction, an estimated $380 million in wages and $1.6 billion in economic impact for the region.
Everybody loves a big-ticket bridge build. Even folks who have no real appreciation for structural engineering or the complex geometry at play in the…
November 05, 2019
NO. 2 BRIDGE: Marc Basnight Bridge (Herbert C. Bonner Bridge replacement)
One challenging aspect of the project was working in a sensitive marine environment. The project footprint is home to 20 protected species; the north end of the bridge lands in the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, while the south end lands in the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. Several innovative solutions were employed to ensure environmental impacts were minimized.
From the time the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge was built in 1963 over the Oregon Inlet along the North Carolina coast, the structure was in trouble.…
November 05, 2019
NO. 3 BRIDGE: 41st Street Pedestrian Bridge
The city of Chicago has seen a boom of dynamic architectural development in the last 15 years, and the new 41st Street Bridge, which was designed by architects at Cordogan, Clark & Associates, serves as yet another jewel in the Windy City crown.
Through an international design competition called “Bridging the Drive,” the City of Chicago constructed a new signature pedestrian bridge at 41st…
November 05, 2019
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