Bridges

Welcome to the Bridges Channel, a special feature that provides the user an in-depth look at the bridge industry. This section offers several areas to explore: product spotlights, article archives, related case studies, related video and product/supplier contact list. 

It is easy to forget in our coverage of bridges and bridge building that some of the most used and useful structures don't "bridge" roadways at all.…
May 07, 2021
The U.S. faces an unprecedented challenge in maintaining and rehabilitating its aging transportation infrastructure. Agencies in every state are…
May 05, 2021
Bridge pilings, such as those shown here, suffering from river scour are common throughout the U.S.
Bridge pilings, such as those shown here, suffering from river scour are common throughout the U.S.
It’s no secret: America’s bridges are aging dramatically and need to be urgently maintained or completely replaced to prevent disruptions to…
May 05, 2021
Reconstruction of river bridge built in the mid-1960s will help sustain the remarkable growth of the Philadelphia suburbs
Image: J.D. Eckman Inc.
Growth has transformed King of Prussia and Pottstown—two Philadelphia suburbs—into two of the largest economic centers in Pennsylvania and the…
May 05, 2021
The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) this week announced 39 Local Bridge Fund grants totaling $47.3 million to help counties maintain…
May 05, 2021
Middleton Road Bridge reconstruction over I-84 in Idaho opens to traffic
Image: Idaho Transportation Department
The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) has completed the reconstruction of the Middleton Road Bridge over I-84 ahead of schedule and will open it…
April 28, 2021
Federal Highway Administration inspects a bridge on the George Washington Memorial Parkway.
The Federal Highway Administration inspects a bridge on the George Washington Memorial Parkway. Image: FHWA
A reliable transportation system relies on a robust inventory of highway bridges. Regular and thorough inspections of our nation’s bridges are…
April 27, 2021
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf recently announced that 43 highway, bridge, rail, and bike and pedestrian projects in 21 counties were selected for $45.9…
April 19, 2021
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