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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. 

Scouring of bottom material around bridge foundations is often the most common cause of damage to bridges spanning waterways, particularly since…
December 28, 2000
Drilled shafts make superlative bridge foundations, as many state DOTs have grown to appreciate Drilled shafts make superlative bridge…
December 28, 2000
No two cable-stayed bridges are alike in Kentucky. Of course, the state will have its first pair up and running by 2002. But instead of just forming…
December 28, 2000
The first time some people ever heard of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was when part of it collapsed during the Loma Pri The first time…
December 28, 2000
Dial, collect Dial, collect. Dial, collect. Dial, collect. HNTB Corp. wasn’t out of change, and they certainly weren’t short on ideas. But…
December 28, 2000
Not a single Gene Figg Jr Not a single Gene Figg Jr., P.E., bridge design has called for the use of balsa wood. The first could be on the…
December 28, 2000
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has a problem. It has hundreds of bridges and overpasses that need to be inspected every two…
December 28, 2000
Test pilots speak of "pushing the envelope" when they test a new airplane. That pretty well describes what engineers from the Tennessee Department of…
December 28, 2000
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