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The bridge collapse in Florida put a spotlight on the technique used to build bridges faster called ABC, which stands for Accelerated Bridge Construction. It's a way to minimize traffic disruptions and maximize safety. A bridge that was replaced using the ABC technique, and there are hundreds of ...
Bridges recently moved to a new headquarters in Hanover, Md., as the cyber and big data firm as it looks to continue growth. The 18-year-old company moved about four miles from its former location in Annapolis Junction. Bridges aimed to introduce more collaborative areas as well as a modern ...

MIAMI (AP) -- Richie Humble says flashbacks and anxiety attacks have haunted him ever since a pedestrian bridge near a Florida university fell on the car he was riding in, killing six people including the college friend driving their vehicle. Humble said Monday that the collapse caused a fracture in his ...
City engineers say the 15th Street and 10th Street bridges are the structurally worst bridges in Wichita. They were built back in 1925, and you can see the cracks are showing. Those fighting for a new pool in McAdams Park, accessed by the 15th Street Bridge, say condemning the bridge could ...
Current Licking County Engineer Jared Knerr hopes to replace 31 more bridges this year in the final year of a five-year bridge program. "We're getting a little over $2 million this year (for bridges) and we're more than 50 percent through it already," Knerr said. "I believe I'm going to get some more, but ...
Last June, the council considered a bill calling for acquiring easements and seeking contracts for the Lewis Road bridge and the nearby Allen Road bridge across the Missouri Pacific Railroad tracks. Both bridges were built in 1930 and were considered among the county's worst. The council split the ...

The final tasks associated with an Ohio Department of Transportation bridge-rehabilitation project will close a West Toledo freeway ramp Tuesday and require nighttime lane closings on I-475 near the bridges. A city resurfacing project that began Monday, meanwhile, will affect Monroe Street from near ...
It was constructed by the city and the Inland Empire Railway, which ran streetcars over the bridge for nearly 30 years. It was raised over the Spokane River when the city was hurriedly replacing its wooden and steel truss bridges, giving the town a modern appearance and the unofficial moniker City ...
Bridges likely will be a lottery pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, and he will be the top NBA prospect on the floor on Monday night. Bridges' size and skill on offense and defense make him an attractive prospect to NBA teams. NBADraft.net called Bridges "quite possibly the best two-way player in the draft" ...
A proposal to cut down trees to protect a pedestrian bridge from bird droppings is causing a stink on Sydney's north shore. An expert report prepared for Landcom, the NSW government's land and property development organisation, said up to 28 trees needed to be removed to “mitigate [the] effect of bird ...
Tarrytown, N.Y. – During a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Hudson Valley's newest bridge last August, Gov. Andrew Cuomo noted the state's projects. "I believe our mojo is back. Our confidence is back, our energy is back, and we know and we have proven that there is nothing that we can't do when we ...
It has also been attempted at the Rio Grande City-Camargo International Bridge. But this announcement will hopefully enhance the busiest cargo ports, such as Pharr, Bazan said. “To us, this is a winner because our northbound truck traffic is booming and we're really trying to reduce wait times,” he said.
The path to commercial traffic crossing at the Donna-Rio Bravo International Bridge cleared another hurdle in February. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan signed a donations acceptance agreement last month that allows the city to “facilitate the proposed donation of ...
A man, aged 35 to 40, jumped off the Bhumibol 2 bridge early on Monday despite of an attempt by a bridge security guard to stop him. He plunged 50 metres from the bridge into the Chao Phraya river and went missing under the cover of darkness beneath. According to the security guards at the bridge, ...
PORTSMOUTH - After years of work and bumps along the way, the new Sarah Mildred Long Bridge linking Portsmouth to Kittery, Maine, opened Friday. ... of the Maine and New Hampshire departments of transportation and is part of the "Three Bridge Agreement," addressing jointly owned bridges across the Piscataqua.
For years, to alleviate congestion, there's been talk about building a third bridge to span the Columbia between Kennewick and Pasco. Several locations have ... This new bridge would be a North-South bridge, and would reportedly help alleviate the congestion on the Blue Bridge. Funding has been a big ...

Touted as an engineering wonder, the world's longest sea bridge, which connects Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China, includes a snaking road ... The bridge will link Hong Kong to the southern Chinese city of Zhuhai and the gambling enclave of Macau, cutting across the waters of the Pearl River ...
A transport firm run by the daughter of Macau casino kingpin Stanley Ho Hung-sun looks set to cash in when the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge opens, after a consortium which includes her company won the exclusive rights to run shuttle buses across the multibillion-dollar link. Competition for transport ...
Crews will be replacing the bridge deck on the State Road 47 Bridge, Tippecanoe County Road 900 East and Clinton County Road 1000 West Bridges over I-65. The project includes patching and resurfacing the interstate from one mile south of U.S. 52 in Lebanon to almost 3.5 miles south of State Road 38 ...
The East Montgomery County Fire Department said the current projection of the river is now at 66 feet. Both directions of FM 1485 at the bridge will remain closed for possibly the next day or two. Dipping Lane, Chinquapin Lane, Brookside Drive and the southern portion of Idlewild Road are impassable, ...
But experts say it was an unorthodox design: Truss bridges usually have parallel sets of bracing along each edge. The FIU bridge boasted just one asymmetric arrangement of concrete beams in a zig-zag across center of the span. That design may have accentuated the vulnerability of truss bridges, which ...
This 1896 bridge spanning Putah Creek in the Berryessa Valley was once billed as the longest stone arch bridge in the state. ... Napa County's famed wine country a century ago was called “The County of the Stone Bridges” and the struggle continues to keep this as a fitting nickname in the 21st century.
A replacement for a 76-year-old bridge connecting New Hampshire and Maine opened to traffic on Friday after months-long delays caused friction between transportation officials and the contractor. Sarah Mildred Long Bridge replaces an old span that connected Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Kittery, ...
“The goal of the BRIDGES project is to engage diverse middle school youths and teachers in out-of-school learning that integrates science, ... arming students with a unique blend of knowledge and enabling them to serve as the vital bridge between professionals in functional business areas and ...
Traveling between Waynesboro and Mercersburg on Route 16 will require more patience and time than usual, with two bridge projects now underway. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation contractors began work yesterday on the bridge over the Conococheague Creek between Greencastle and ...
The bridge initially was scheduled to open last September. Transportation officials said several nor'easters recently delayed some of the remaining weather-dependent work. Earlier this year, officials cited general contractor Cianbro's updated schedule for construction. The original bridge opened in 1940 ...
Improvements are planned for a one-way bridge linking eastbound Route 50 to Wilson Boulevard in Seven Corners. The bridge is blocks away from Arlington's western border with Fairfax County. A new concrete bridge deck, steel beams, and concrete end walls have been proposed for the bridge, which ...
Construction barriers block much of the area near Sixth Street and Pine on the north end of the Grand Avenue bridge. Polanka's pierogies and other Polish delicacies are packing up and moving west to Rifle. The Glenwood Springs shop will close its doors on April 7 and reopen in Rifle on April 14. “There's ...
This morning, on Friday, March 30, an old stone railing of Bridge 51 was taken down as part of bridge replacement project that started nearly two weeks ago on Central Street near the Woodstock Post Office. There is currently no on-street parking along the area of the bridge on either side. The Post Office ...
The Sarah Mildred Long Bridge between Portsmouth, N.H., and Kittery carried 15,000 drivers a day over the Piscataqua River before it was closed for replacement a year and a half ago. The new bridge, above, is set to open Friday at the written direction of Maine officials. Staff photo by Shawn Patrick ...
One year after a massive bridge fire on I-85 threw Atlanta into chaos, the once-homeless man accused of setting the fire has found a job working at the law ... “Unfortunately, so many of our brothers and sisters who are living under bridges and living, you know, kind of in the shadows of our society, they feel ...
It is one out of the 558 bridges statewide being replaced under the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project — a public-private partnership between PennDOT and Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners (PWKP), under which PWKP will finance, design, replace, and maintain the bridges for 25 years. The P3 approach ...
Right now, 5 percent of Vermont's bridges are considered structurally deficient. Structurally deficient bridges have significant deterioration to a major part of the bridge but are not necessarily unsafe. VTrans says that percentage makes the state 35th in the country. But Chief Engineer Wayne Symonds says ...
What was originally scheduled to be a 45 day closure for a full bridge deck replacement of the Basin Road viaduct over US Route 13, near New Castle, finally lifted more than 120 days later. The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), made the long-awaited announcement on Monday, March 26 ...
Cumberland County Saturday announced it has issued weight restrictions on two bridges after recent inspections. Sample ... Sample Bridge carries Sample Bridge Road across Conodoguinet Creek in Silver Spring Township and has a new weight limit of 23 tons for vehicles and 33 tons for combinations.
De Groot infamously garnered an enduring notoriety in Australian folklore at the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge on March 19th, 1932. The event was an auspicious much anticipated occasion with a crowd estimated at up to 500,000 at the opening ceremony. Thousands had travelled from all over ...
The $3.2 million restoration project is part of PennDOT's larger $7.2 million program to renovate seven structurally deficient bridges in Philadelphia as well as Montgomery and Delaware counties. Through the end of August, workers will tear up the bridge's deck and sidewalk before disassembling its stone ...
Repair work is set to begin on America's oldest bridge still in use which will lead to detours for drivers in the Philadelphia area over the next few months. From Monday through the end of August, workers will rehabilitate the stone arch U.S. 13 (Frankford Avenue) Bridge over Pennypack Creek by removing ...
NORTHFIELD, Mass. — A western Massachusetts bridge that's been out of commission for more than 30 years could be replaced within the next five years. State Sen. Stanley Rosenberg and a design team this week presented three possible designs for a replacement for Northfield's Schell Memorial Bridge ...
A video of a father bungee jumping off of a 200ft high bridge in Kuala Kuba Bharu in western Malaysia while holding onto his toddler daughter has sparked anger on social media. Mohd Redha Rozlan, who is known for being the first Malaysian participant in the popular show Vietnam Ninja Warrior, said ...
With regard to plans to renovate the Peace Bridge plaza, the health effects of bridge traffic are substantial. Reports in the scientific literature state that traffic-related pollutant concentrations high enough to affect health extend up to 500 meters from the source. An air monitoring study I performed in 2014-15 ...
EAGLE RIVER, Alaska (KTUU) - Repairs are in full-swing to get the Glenn Highway running smoothly for Monday morning's commute. The Alaska Department of Transportation posted to social media that contractors are busy removing the damaged girder from the Eagle River Bridge after a crash on ...
MIAMI (AP) - A construction company that built the fallen Florida pedestrian bridge is not led primarily by women, according to company officials who dispute the claims of widely shared stories online blaming women for the structure's collapse. Munilla Construction Management, or MCM, deactivated social ...
The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners announced today that Sample and Roush bridges will have new reduced weight restrictions after recent inspections revealed structural deficiencies. Roush Bridge, which carries Dickinson School Road over the Yellow Breeches Creek in Dickinson ...
Bloomer bridges get $1M maintenance. The DOT announced in March that four Bloomer-area bridges will also get $1 million in maintenance work done in the summer of 2018. Three of the bridges are on Highway 124 and cross O'Neil Creek; those bridges will receive deck replacements. A fourth bridge ...
"Aggressive maintenance projects such as this significantly extend the useful service life of bridges, which in turn means fewer significant interruptions to travelers, commerce and local communities," the release said. “Each day, thousands of residents rely on the Route 3 Harrietstown bridge to travel ...
A week after a pedestrian bridge collapsed in Miami, killing six people and injuring another 10, investigators are still working to answer what caused the 950-ton structure to crash into several cars stopped at a red light below. Several lawsuits have been filed by families and friends of victims since last ...
The specific hang-up, Gunn said, was a provision of the bill that would require cities and counties to match – dollar-for-dollar – any state funding that would be applied for road and bridge repairs. “No bill is better than a bad bill,” Gunn told Mississippi Today early Friday afternoon. “We believe our proposal, ...
“As mitigation for removal of the bridge, it will be photo documented for the historic archives at the State and County Historical Societies,” ITD said in a written response to submitted public comments. “Interpretive signs will be placed, discussing previous bridges at this location.” Construction is slated to ...


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