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Beam placement in progress for new I-20 bridge in Jackson, Mississippi
Image: Mississippi DOT
Crews are continuing to make headway on beam placement for the new I-20 bridge in Jackson, Mississippi after erecting a self-propelled modular…
December 04, 2020
Baudette/Rainy River International Bridge replacement project complete
Image: Minnesota DOT
The Minnesota DOT (MnDOT)—in cooperation with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation—has completed the replacement of the Baudette/Rainy River…
October 16, 2020
Bridge over Illinois River providing access to state parks finishes up
Image: Illinois DOT via Twitter
The Illinois DOT announced today the completion of the new Illinois 178 bridge over the Illinois River, a feat that is expected to improve local…
October 06, 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
A Volvo EC750E HR and EC480D HR work side-by-side to make quick work of the I-435 and I-70 interchange reconfiguration in Kansas City.
A Volvo EC750E HR and EC480D HR work side-by-side to make quick work of the I-435 and I-70 interchange reconfiguration in Kansas City.
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Just east of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, the interchange reconfiguration of I-435 and I-70 is nearing completion. Comprised of 11 new bridges,…
July 16, 2020
I-440 Reconstruction project Nashville
The I-440 Reconstruction Project in Nashville is in its final phase of work. Image: Tennessee DOT
The Tennessee DOT (TDOT) says it has been pushing ahead on road and bridge construction projects across the state since the start of the coronavirus…
June 26, 2020
Michigan DOT crews remove collapsed I-94 pedestrian bridge struck by truck
Michigan DOT crews begin removal of collapsed I-94 pedestrian bridge struck by truck. Image: @MDOT_MetroDet on Twitter
A pedestrian bridge crossing over the westbound side of I-94 in Detroit collapsed this morning after a truck that was too tall struck the bridge…
March 27, 2020
Contractor uses robots to speed up Utah’s largest hydrodemolition bridge repair
Crews direct Aqua Cutters to remove 4 in. of the 8-in. bridge deck concrete with 20,000 psi water jets, leaving 1 in. between the remaining concrete and the rebar. All images courtesy Redi Services unless otherwise noted
Infrastructure repair is a hot topic today, and rightfully so. From potholes to deteriorating bridges, keeping up with repairs—and finding the money…
September 04, 2019
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