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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. 

Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement project opens to traffic in California
Image: Port of Long Beach
A ceremonial opening of California’s first cable-stayed bridge—which was constructed to replace the Gerald Desmond Bridge in the Port of Long Beach—…
October 05, 2020
The Longbird Bridge looking northeast. Photo by Akil Simmons.
The Longbird Bridge looking northeast. Photo by Akil Simmons.
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The Longbird Bridge in Bermuda, a swinging asymmetrical steel span, was built across Castle Harbor by the US Navy in 1953 to facilitate movements to…
October 01, 2020
In this episode, Senior Managing Editor Brian W. Budzynski talks with Kevin Johns, movable bridge business unit director for Modjeski & Masters…
September 28, 2020
Florida DOT provides update on Pensacola Bay Bridge recovery efforts
Image: Florida DOT
The Florida DOT (FDOT) announced this week that its statewide team of bridge experts is continuing to inspect and assess the impact to the Pensacola…
September 25, 2020
Pensacola Bay Bridge crane damage from Hurricane Sally
Image: City of Gulf Breeze via Twitter
A section of the Pensacola Bay Bridge, also known as the Three Mile Bridge, is missing as a result of damage to the bridge from Hurricane Sally,…
September 17, 2020
The Mississippi Transportation Commission at a recent meeting awarded contracts for maintenance projects throughout the state. The Mississippi DOT (…
September 14, 2020
Michigan research into carbon fiber bridge components gains national recognition
Image: Michigan DOT
The Michigan DOT (MDOT) and Lawrence Technological University in Southfield are receiving recognition for research using carbon fiber components in…
September 11, 2020
Bailey Island Bridge
All photos courtesy Maine DOT
Maine’s 3,478-mile-long coastline plays a fundamental role in our state’s identity as well as its economy. The lobsters hauled into our working…
September 04, 2020
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