Bridge Inspection

This page contains coverage of bridge inspection developments, techniques, applications, and inspection projects, as well as funding-related stories and articles related to maintenance of bridges.

Northbound lanes of the Roosevelt Bridge are being split to accommodate one northbound lane and one southbound lane for traffic.
Northbound lanes of the Roosevelt Bridge are being split to accommodate one northbound lane and one southbound lane for traffic. Image: Stuart Police @cityofstuart via Twitter
UPDATE: The Florida DOT (FDOT) District 4 office released the following to address the situation regarding the Roosevelt Bridge: During a routine…
June 17, 2020
Pa. Turnpike layoffs, Iowa looking at project delays, Ohio crews struck roadside, and more
Photo source: Dylan Miller via wallpaperflare
The Pennsylvania Turnpike is laying off 500 fare collectors as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, turning to a cashless, all-electronic tolling…
June 05, 2020
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May 13, 2020
Florida International University bridge collapse in Miami-Dade County
The original FIU pedestrian bridge collapsed and killed six people in March 2018.
The Florida DOT (FDOT) announced yesterday its plan to design and build a pedestrian bridge on S.R. 90/SW 8 Street at SW 109 Avenue in Miami-Dade…
May 07, 2020
Foster Street Bridge in Davison County, South Dakota.
Foster Street Bridge in Davison County, South Dakota. The bridge was the first to be rehabilitated using Bridge Improvement Grant funding. Image: South Dakota DOT on Flickr.
The South Dakota DOT (SDDOT) recently announced the agency has received an apportionment of Federal Highway Infrastructure Program funds to be used…
April 28, 2020
West Seattle High-Rise Bridge may not reopen until 2022
Image: Seattle DOT
Officials with the Seattle DOT this week announced that under a "best-case" scenario, the department does not anticipate the possibility of opening…
April 16, 2020
New York City Brooklyn Bridge
The Brooklyn Bridge in New York City is among the notable "structurally deficient" bridges in the country. Image by laretalo from Pixabay.
Nearly 231,000 U.S. bridges need major repair work or should be replaced, according to an American Road & Transportation Builders Association (…
April 14, 2020
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