Bridge Design

This page contains coverage of the design of all types of bridges. Topics include 3-D modeling, building information modeling (BIM), CAD design, materials issues related to bridge design, the relationship between design and construction, and more.

Utah Valley University pedestrian bridge
Image: Utah DOT
Officials in the state of Utah are set to unveil a new pedestrian bridge that will connect Utah Valley University (UVU) with the UTA FrontRunner Orem…
January 13, 2021
The city of Moore, Oklahoma needed a relief route to reduce traffic congestion at the busy intersections on either side of the existing bridge at…
January 11, 2021
Construction begins on pedestrian bridge over Lake Shore Drive in Chicago
Image: Chicago DOT
The Chicago DOT (CDOT) announced that bridge construction is commencing this week on a new, fully accessible pedestrian and bike bridge over the…
December 01, 2020
The Illinois Tollway is preparing to open the new northbound Mile Long Bridge to traffic this week, marking the halfway point in the $500 million …
November 25, 2020
West Seattle High-Rise Bridge to be repaired first, replaced later
Image: Seattle DOT
The Seattle DOT (SDOT) recently announced plans to restore travel across the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge by mid-2022 with repairs rather than…
November 23, 2020
December 16, 2020 | 2 p.m. Eastern | 1 p.m. Central REGISTER HERE The process of modeling even simple bridges can become tedious and error prone…
November 12, 2020
The Scioto River Pedestrian Bridge is a cable-supported pedestrian bridge structure with a 500-ft cable-supported main span in Dublin, Ohio. The City…
November 11, 2020
The City Island Bridge is the sole vehicular, pedestrian, and bicyclist access to City Island in The Bronx. With a daily traffic count of 16,500…
November 11, 2020
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