For the past 11 years, ROADS & BRIDGES Magazine has beena proud sponsor of The Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania's John A. Roebling Medal for lifetime achievement in bridge engineering. During the International Bridge Conference in Pittsburgh in June, the Roebling Medal was awarded to Dr. Christian Menn of Chur, Switzerland.
The legacy of lead-based coating systems remains on many older bridges, but methods and technologies exist to successfully deal with this problem.
Paver manufacturer, dealer and contractor cooperate on project to pave specially designed concrete parapets on Canada's Confederation Bridge; structure supplants ferry service
Cranes and aerial work platforms give needed lift to construction and maintenance projects.