The USA's bridges have been given an overall rating of C+ in ASCE's 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, says a major study published today by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
The first lanes on the newly elevated deck of the Bayonne Bridge in New York are now open to traffic.
Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development (DOTD) in the USA plans to issue new tenders for a bridge re-decking and joint repair contract after receiving only bid, which was for far more than the estimate.
Councillors in Modesto in the US state of California are set to discuss a proposal that the city's 7th Street Bridge should be replaced with a precast concrete crossing.
The US$250 million rehabilitation of the Arlington Memorial Bridge in Washington DC is now moving into the design phase following a decision on the extent of the work needed.
Transport Scotland has published an invitation to tender for the replacement of expansion joints on the Forth Road Bridge.
The governor of the US state of New York has announced that more than half of the bridge replacements in a US$542 million programme are now complete.
Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) in the USA has awarded an engineering contract for a project to increase the clearance under nine highway bridges by raising their decks.
Extensive corrosion has been found on the State Route 25 bridge over the Columbia River at Northport in Washington, USA.
Installation of a special steel structure to support a concrete bridge undergoing renovation on Kamehameha Highway on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu has just been completed by Acrow Bridge.
Contractor selected to erect suicide nets on San Francisco landmark.
Plans for remote operation of four movable bridges in Jutland are scaled back
Teams have been shortlisted for work valued at more than US$740m to remove a series of dangerous level crossings on railways in the Australian state of Victoria.
The US Department of Transportation has approved a 10-year plan that schedules funding for the repair of 175 structurally deficient bridges in Rhode Island.
The Indian government has launched a bridge inventory system to help ensure timely repair are carried out.
Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is set to start work on the environmental impact statement (EIS) for a project to replace the I-84 Hartford Viaduct.
A study by the Japanese government has found that 141 bridges have structural problems requiring urgent attention.
Transport Canada has demanded emergency repairs to the privately owned Ambassador Bridge, which provides a key link to the USA.
Amey has begun the final phase of replacing ‘truss end links’ on the ageing Forth Road Bridge in Scotland.
The 76-year-old Sarah Mildred Long Bridge in the US state of Maine has been permanently closed to traffic following a major mechanical failure of the lifting span.
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