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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. 

Louisiana state Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) officials hope to cut the number of prospective sites for a new Mississippi River…
May 24, 2022
The Fern Hollow Bridge was showing significant rust corrosion in early October 2021, mere months before the bridge collapsed on January 28. In a…
May 20, 2022
Federal Highway Administration updates bridge inspection standards
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The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will update the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) for highway bridges with a new rule that goes…
May 16, 2022
Georgia bridge closed
Photo credit: Georgia Department of Transportation
The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) announced the indefinite closure of a bridge over the Alcovy River is after a failed inspection on…
May 11, 2022
May 25 at 2:00 ET / 1:00 CT | Register Here The countrywide problem of our nation’s bridges, as detailed in the American Society of Civil Engineers’…
May 10, 2022
PennDOT begins construction on Fern Hollow Bridge replacement
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Work on the Fern Hollow Bridge's replacement will progress this week when concrete is poured for the bridge pier's underground support.  The old…
May 10, 2022
Fern Hollow Bridge collapse
Photo credit: James Anderson, NTSB
On Thursday, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released an update on its investigation into the Fern Hollow Bridge collapse. The bridge…
May 06, 2022
Researchers from the Fraunhofer Cluster of Excellence Cognitive Internet Technologies CCIT recently created a smart self-powered screw that…
May 05, 2022
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