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The U.S. Department of Transportation today launched the Bridge Replacement, Rehabilitation, Preservation, Protection, and Construction Program, made…
January 14, 2022
Rendering of NASA Causeway Bridge
Rendering of NASA Causeway Bridge. Image: Florida DOT
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) this week hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the new NASA Causeway Bridge, a $126 million project…
December 15, 2021
The Brent Spence Bridge is a double-decker, cantilevered truss that carries Interstates 71 and 75 across the Ohio River. In the early morning of Nov…
December 02, 2021
I-74 Mississippi River Bridge project in Quad Cities
Image: Lunda Construction / Iowa & Illinois DOT
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held this week to celebrate opening the new I-74 Mississippi River Bridge to traffic in the Quad Cities between Iowa…
December 02, 2021
Rocheport Bridge
Image: Missouri DOT
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) this week launched bridge construction on the new I-70 Missouri River bridges project near…
October 15, 2021
Rhode Island DOT breaks ground on Washington Bridge North project
Image: Rhode Island DOT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) this week broke ground on the $78 million Washington Bridge North project. The goal of the…
October 13, 2021
Chatham Bridge
Image: Virginia DOT
Following a 16-month rehabilitation effort, the Chatham Bridge in Virginia reopened to vehicle traffic early this week, reconnecting the City of…
October 12, 2021
Figure 1. Structural adhesive being injected into a steel connection.
Figure 1. Structural adhesive being injected into a steel connection. Image: Carsten Kunde from Diamant
Corrosion is a common deterioration mode of steel bridges, leading to expensive maintenance operations. Crevice corrosion is a prevalent form of…
October 05, 2021
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