The USA’s National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued a preliminary report following March’s collapse of a footbridge under construction in Florida.
Massachusetts Department of Transportation has awarded a US$90 million design-build contract for a new highway bridge over the Merrimack River.
A design contract worth nearly US$7 million has been approved for the replacement of a drawbridge over the Saugus River in Massachusetts.
Commissioners in Galveston County in the US state of Texas have backed plans for a new US$91 million bridge to Pelican Island.
Three teams have been shortlisted to design and construct the US$3.3 billion expansion of the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel in the US state of Virginia.
A US$153 million contract has been awarded for the rehabilitation of the Waterbury Mixmaster, a series of bridges forming a complex highway interchange in Connecticut, USA.
More than 32,000m3 of materials from the former Tappan Zee Bridge in New York are to be recycled as artificial reefs.
The US state of California has approved a US$52 million plan to build recreational areas across the end piers of the original eastern section of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
The USA’s National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has given details of the components it is focusing on in its investigation of last week’s fatal collapse of a bridge in Florida.
Officials in Massachusetts have approved a US$177 million construction contract for the replacement of Boston's North Washington Street Bridge.
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.
A US company has been charged with 'wilfully committing' a safety violation that resulted in an employee’s death on a bridge refurbishment site.
Fatalities have been reported from the collapse of a bridge that was installed only a few days ago at Florida International University
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).
Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) has awarded a US$61 million contract for the role of owner’s engineer on the Gordie Howe International Bridge project.
Aecom's conceptual design has been unveiled for the Mystic River Pedestrian & Bicycle Crossing in Massachusetts, USA.
Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) in the USA has awarded a consultancy contract for the inspection of its moveable bridges.
Three teams have been shortlisted from the four competing to build the Mobile River Bridge in Alabama, USA.
Crews are set to start work next week on a US$37.1 million project to paint a bridge over the Sacramento River in California.
Public meetings are set to take place this week in the US states of Indiana and Kentucky to outline preliminary options for a new bridge costing almost US$1.5 billion.
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