May 2014

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The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) manages roughly 3,200 bridges and culverts longer than 20 ft in length. Washington also is…
May 09, 2014
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) manages roughly 3,200 bridges and culverts longer than 20 ft in length. Washington also is…
May 09, 2014
Lafayette Bridge
Lafayette Bridge
This year’s polar vortex was a drain to many—even giant steel tubs sitting on piers in central Minnesota. The girders of the new Lafayette Bridge…
May 08, 2014
Bridge Inspection
Bridge Inspection
Imagine setting a fallen tree trunk across a crevasse. If the crevasse is only 4 ft deep, and the tree trunk breaks, you might sprain an ankle or…
May 08, 2014
RABIT Bridge Deck Assessment Tool
RABIT Bridge Deck Assessment Tool
Pulling a rabbit out of a hat is a sure-fire way for a magician to impress an audience. The researchers at the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)…
May 08, 2014
Tappan Zee successor is building a solid base of support
Tappan Zee Bridge
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo spearheaded the initiative to replace New York state’s structurally obsolete Tappan Zee Bridge, for which the project team…
May 08, 2014
Hurricane Bridge
Hurricane Bridge
Smithville, Tenn.’s Hurricane Bridge carries S.R. 56 over Center Hill Lake, a route that serves as a major connector for all of mid-Tennessee.…
May 08, 2014
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