The 500th new bridge has been completed in a US$899 million project involving the accelerated replacement of structures that are in poor condition.
The USA’s National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued a preliminary report following March’s collapse of a footbridge under construction in Florida.
The cause of last week's collapse of a newly installed bridge in Florida is being investigated but meanwhile several of the organisations involved have issued statements.
The main span of a new footbridge built from ‘self-cleaning’ concrete has been lifted, rotated and lowered into place at Florida International University (FIU).
Thirty-eight huge footings for the New Champlain Bridge in Canada are being installed using a specially-built floating foundations installer
A new lifting bridge that will operate twice as fast as the existing structure will improve traffic flow between Quincy and Massachusetts in the USA when it opens in 2018
Weekend operation to demolish old bridge and slide the new one into place.
Canadian rail operator CN has opened a new rail bridge just 20 days after the original 365m-long wooden trestle structure was destroyed by fire.
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards announced yesterday that construction on the Rapid Bridge Replacement Program is starting this month.
Highway Administration’s guidelines for accelerated bridge construction, producing safer bridges of higher quality and longer service lives than can be realised with conventional construction.
A team from Queen’s University Belfast and precast specialist Macrete Ireland has developed what is claimed to be the world’s longest ‘flat pack’ arch bridge.
US transportation secretary Antony Foxx has awarded grants to five US states to help them improve their use of the latest bridge-building and repair technologies.
Four teams are being invited to submit proposals for an initiative to replace at least 500 bridges across the US state of Pennsylvania.
A temporary cable-stay system had to be used to enable a footbridge to be installed as a single piece over the Rhone River
Five teams have submitted statements of qualification for Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s rapid bridge replacement project.
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