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. 

Gordie Howe International Bridge I-75 pedestrian bridges
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The Gordie Howe International Bridge team announced this week that an aesthetic design has been selected for the five pedestrian bridges to be…
January 10, 2020
Gov. Mike Parsons Focus on Bridges construction program Missouri
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A new Route 72 bridge over Stouts Creek in Iron County, Missouri—the first bridge construction project in Gov. Mike Parson's "Focus on Bridges"…
January 03, 2020
Allplan Bridge is a 4-D parametric modeling and structural analysis for bridges. The software supports all phases; from conceptual design, detailing…
December 17, 2019
I-15 pedestrian bridge Utah Valley University
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Construction of the new I-15 pedestrian bridge that will connect Utah Valley University (UVU) with the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) FrontRunner Orem…
November 20, 2019
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November 13, 2019
NO. 1 BRIDGE: Bayonne Bridge
The Bayonne Bridge project provided nearly 1,500 jobs annually throughout construction, an estimated $380 million in wages and $1.6 billion in economic impact for the region.
Everybody loves a big-ticket bridge build. Even folks who have no real appreciation for structural engineering or the complex geometry at play in the…
November 05, 2019
NO. 2 BRIDGE: Marc Basnight Bridge (Herbert C. Bonner Bridge replacement)
One challenging aspect of the project was working in a sensitive marine environment. The project footprint is home to 20 protected species; the north end of the bridge lands in the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, while the south end lands in the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. Several innovative solutions were employed to ensure environmental impacts were minimized.
From the time the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge was built in 1963 over the Oregon Inlet along the North Carolina coast, the structure was in trouble.…
November 05, 2019
NO. 3 BRIDGE: 41st Street Pedestrian Bridge
The city of Chicago has seen a boom of dynamic architectural development in the last 15 years, and the new 41st Street Bridge, which was designed by architects at Cordogan, Clark & Associates, serves as yet another jewel in the Windy City crown.
Through an international design competition called “Bridging the Drive,” the City of Chicago constructed a new signature pedestrian bridge at 41st…
November 05, 2019
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