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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
Corrosion on a National Highway System bridge in Wyoming
Corrosion on a National Highway System bridge in Wyoming. Image: Wyoming DOT | GAO
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) this week released a report saying that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) could better assist…
September 29, 2021
West Virginia awards contract for Wheeling Suspension Bridge rehab project
Image: Office of Gov. Jim Justice
The West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) recently announced that the project to repair and rehabilitate the historic Wheeling Suspension Bridge…
September 13, 2021
The Brent Spence Bridge is a double-decker, cantilevered truss that carries Interstates 71 and 75 across the Ohio River between Covington, Kentucky…
September 08, 2021
The South Dakota Transportation Commission awarded 33 preliminary engineering Bridge Improvement Grants (BIG) totaling approximately $1.42 million at…
September 08, 2021
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