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Overpass builder McConnell Dowell is footing the $1.84 million bill to fix the bridge's wonky bearings. Civil contractors Federation chief executive Phil Sutherland said a rolling maintenance program, with a fixed budget set aside purely for inspecting and repairing bridges, was required to safeguard against ...
Judah noted the Houston County Road and Bridge Department is placing salt on bridges and overpasses in order to improve conditions. Long said as of ... According to Henry County engineer Chris Champion, bridges north of Alabama 10 remained a concern as of 10:15 a.m. Wednesday. He added work ...

A two-car crash temporarily closed two lanes of the southbound side of the Gold Star Memorial Bridge Wednesday morning, according to the state Department of Transportation. The crash occurred around noon about half a mile before Exit 84. Because of construction, the bridge already is operating with ...
Santa Rosa County (SRC) officials have confirmed that the Garcon Point Bridge is closed due to ice and Highway 87 South from Hickory Hammock to Vonnie Tolbert is closed due to an accident investigation. SRC reported that I-10 bridges over Escambia and Blackwater Bays as well as Highway 90 are all ...
St. Louis, MO. - Plans to build a new Chain of Rocks Bridge will be discussed at a public meeting Wednesday afternoon in Granite City. A new bridge is still a ways off, but the Illinois Department of Transportation has determined that it needs to be built. Now citizens can have their say on the proposal.
The icy conditions across South Mississippi are causing some problems on roadways. Right now, officers are staggered along the Pascagoula River bridge on I-10 with hopes this will help drivers slow down. Expect delays in that area. Pascagoula police have shut down the highrise at this time. Earlier this ...

Burrell Hecock was last seen in this photo taken from one of the bridges, the small dark spot seen on the large ice floe in the Niagara River after attempting to rescue Mr. and Mrs. Eldridge Stanton. Hecock and the Stantons were stranded on ice floes when the ice bridge below the falls broke up. (Courtesy ...
The Judge Seeber Bridge on Claiborne Avenue (Louisiana Highway 39) is closed between Poland Avenue and Tennessee Street. The Lapalco bridges at Bayou Segnette and Harvey Canal are closed. Icy conditions are reported on the Huey P. Long Bridge but it remained open Wednesday morning.
After years of legal battles, Mansfield will likely have to close the bridge that connects the Oliver Nature Park to the narrow trail behind the Estates of Creekwood neighborhood. But the fight over ownership of the heavily wooded land and potential damages Mansfield will have to pay after concerns arose ...
WARE - Ice jams have closed the bridge on Upper Church Street following a week of frigid temperatures and then a dramatic thaw that brought heavy rains. The ice jams were discovered Saturday and the bridge has been closed ever since. People are warned to take alternate routes, police officer Randy ...
A North Carolina mother killed her two young children before jumping to her own death from an interstate bridge, according to police. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers responded to a suicide call on the Old Gum Branch Road bridge at Interstate 485 Saturday evening, where a woman was found dead, ...
IDOT and its partner in the bridge planning, the Missouri Department of Transportation, say the Chain of Rocks span needs to be replaced because of its age and condition, increasing traffic volumes, narrow shoulders and relatively high amount of crashes. The current bridge has four lanes, two in each ...
An ice jam in an Athol river caused the closure of a bridge and the evacuation of an elderly housing building on Saturday, but was under control on Sunday, according to a town ... Suhoski said the Exchange Street Bridge, a route over Millers River, was closed on Saturday and Sunday due to damage.
Spartanburg Day school's Zion Williamson and Landrum's Foster Bridges are two of the three nominees from South Carolina. The state's only other nominee is Aaron Nesmith from Porter-Gaud School in Charleston. Nationally, more than 700 top male and female basketball players from across the country, ...
DeLoach said Savannah's bridge should "no longer be named for a man who divided us." By law, only Georgia lawmakers can name or rename state roads and bridges. Girl Scout leaders say it's an ideal chance to honor Low, who insisted Girl Scouts have a place for all girls regardless of race, religion or ...
The truck was heading north underneath the bridge when it got stuck. The clearance for the bridge is marked as 12'6". The truck is owned by Red Leaf of Canada and was headed to Arizona. The truck was filled with lumber. Hemsagar Sharma, the co-pilot of the truck, said, "I called dispatch, the company, ...
Monroe County public works director Lisa Ridge tells The Herald-Times the bridge's siding and roof will be replaced during the estimated $1.6 million project because they were damaged during their decades in storage. The county that's home to Bloomington once had as many as 14 covered bridges, but ...

In the next few weeks, engineers and constructors will test the coordination of the bridge's various systems and equipment, and proceed with inspection and cleaning work, said Zhang Jinwen, project director with the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) Authority. "The bridge will be put into trial ...
Other bridges on the project list include a bridge constructed in the 1940s along County Highway 26, and a truss bridge built in 1961 along County Highway 5 at Grindstone Creek. In a separate matter, Walker said preliminary plans have been submitted to the Illinois Department of Transportation for work ...
The body of an adult male was found under a Tacoma bridge on Saturday afternoon and investigators are working to determine the cause of death, said Tacoma police spokeswoman Loretta Cool. police responded at 1:05 p.m. to a call from a friend of the man. They found the body under the bridge near ...
The Gordie Howe International Bridge will thus provide desperately needed "redundancy." Two bridges in different locations will protect us from structural damage that may be caused by time or terrorism and keep traffic moving during incidents or technology failures. With the new bridge, we will -- to ...
The DOT placed barricades in the lanes approaching both ends of the bridge and a DOT truck sat parked across the lanes. Officials said the DOT was hoping the ice would melt by noon, but the temperature was in the 30s late in the morning. The bridge connects Brunswick with Jekyll Island and Interstate ...
For some, construction of a brand new M-20/Karl B. Robertson bridge over the Tittabawassee River will mean 18 months of delays or detours. But, for those on the construction side, the $21.3 million project can't get here soon enough. "For an engineer, this is really cool stuff," said Mount Pleasant ...
Help us keep tabs on traffic safety where you live. Is there a low-clearance bridge in your area? Have you had to reroute your commute because a truck slammed into that bridge - again? Or have you noticed tractor trailers cutting through your neighborhood after they realized they won't fit underneath?
(CNN) -- Because walking across a glass-bottomed suspension bridge just isn't scary enough, China is finding new ways to bring the fear. The country's latest -- billed as the world's longest -- opened at the end of 2017 in Hebei Province's Hongyagu Scenic Area. And just in case the 488 meter span (1,600 ...
Beginning on March 19, prep work will begin on the bridge, Swanson explained. "The work is necessary and preliminary, ahead of when the old bridge will be demolished and Central Street will be closed as of April 16," said Swanson. From mid-March to mid-April, two-way traffic will be maintained and ...
But while their voices have been loud, officials contend those customers represent a small portion of bridge users, suggesting the "vast majority" are crossing the Ohio River on tolled bridges with no trouble. Still, some minor tweaks to the $2.3 billion Ohio River Bridges project are in store for Year 2, said ...
Last winter, the first of the two avalanche bridges was finished. That gave the benefit of better safety and fewer closures, but all traffic was routed onto one bridge. This winter, both bridges are open. "Two lanes eastbound and three lanes westbound -- so that also helps relieve congestion by providing more travel lanes," ...
Right now, there are about a dozen cranes in the Mississippi River creating the center portion of the bridge. In 2018, they'll start pouring concrete. That's according to Moline's Planning and Development Director, Ray Forsythe, who told Good Morning Quad Cities on December 14th that the Illinois side is ...
A Delaware County railroad overpass was struck by a truck Thursday morning, the second time this month that a truck driver failed to heed warnings about low clearance. The railroad bridge over Route 521, between Harris Road and Routes 36/37, east of the city of Delaware, has a clearance of 12 feet, ...
Standing on a steel platform at the top of the arch of the Sydney harbor Bridge, suspended 430 feet above the water, palms sweating, knees unsteady and feeling lightheaded, I turn to my daughter and, weakly, try to smile. The Sydney Harbor Bridge is the tallest steel arch bridge in the world. I am afraid of ...
The old bridge was built at the same time as an earthen dike that saved Dandridge from inundation by the waters of new Douglas Lake. Douglas dam was built in record time by Tennessee Valley Authority to provide electricity to fuel the Alcoa aluminum plant, vital to the war effort, as well as another more ...
BAYONNE -- The eastbound lanes of the Newark Bay-Hudson County Extension bridge will re-open later this evening, according to the Bayonne Office of Emergency Management. During a conference call, New Jersey Turnpike officials told the Bayonne OEM that the eastbound lanes of the Extension will ...
Part of the Newark Bay Extension Bridge of the New Jersey Turnpike that was closed for emergency construction after a section of the deck dropped "several inches" has reopened, authorities say. The eastbound section between Interchanges 14 and 14A were closed until Thursday evening, the NJ ...
After spending about $6,000 on multiple repairs to a guardrail on London Road, Eddy County officials are now working to determine the possible extent of damage to the bridge which runs over the Carlsbad Irrigation District's canal. If the bridge needs to be reconstructed, Public Works director Ray Romero ...
Fifty years ago Friday, just before 5 p.m., 37 vehicles occupied by 64 people -- a blend of local Christmas shoppers, long-haul truckers and commuting workers -- were crossing the Ohio River between Point Pleasant and Kanauga, Ohio, on the Silver Bridge. As a stoplight on Sixth Street in Point Pleasant ...
City officials thanked Inglewood residents Saturday for their patience after more than two years of construction as the 12 St. S.E. bridge and Zoo Road reopened. The event celebrating the new bridge also marked the completion of two other projects: flood mitigation for the Calgary Zoo and rehabilitation of ...
Traffic will be detoured on the Eisenhower Bridge beginning 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14. The work will last 12 hours and during that time demolition will take place on the Highway 63 bridge over the road. Minnesota Department of Transportation said local traffic will have access to Highways 61 and 63 will be ...
GREENFIELD -- A two-year replacement of Nash's Mill bridge is on track to begin next summer, but to complete the work, the town must take a parcel of land in the Green River. Town Council will hold a special meeting Dec. 28 to vote on the taking, which is necessary to satisfy state and federal regulations.
LAS CRUCES - The two-lane bridge on NM 186 crossing the La Union Canal in Anthony, New Mexico, may not look any different than other bridges. Yet NM Bridge No. 9706, built this past spring is, in fact, a very unique structure that recently earned New Mexico state University civil engineering Associate ...
Even as the 22nd edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) moved into top gear with animated discussions and an exciting film fare, the Kazhcha International Film Festival (KIFF) played things its way, most notably organising a midnight chat called 'Bridge', among filmmakers and cineastes, ...
The students designed and built bridges out of toothpicks with the goal of seeing how much weight they could bear before they collapsed. After doing some independent research about the different types of bridge truss systems, Holland challenged his math class students to work in small groups of two or ...
Rankin Bridge is open after being closed in both directions early Saturday morning, as crews worked to clean up rocks dumped on the bridge by a truck. Several fire departments were on scene around 9:30 a.m. and attempting to open one lane of traffic in each direction after the spill. As of 5 p.m. traffic was ...
Construction on the Gordie Howe International Bridge between Detroit and Windsor is expected to begin in the second half of 2018. But if you are wondering when you will be able to drive across it, it is too soon to know. That's according to Michigan and Canadian public officials who spoke at a public ...
Caltrans officials on Wednesday night made a pitch to Peninsula residents about widening Highway 101 and adding a new bridge across the bay as part of a plan to ease traffic congestion in the region. The bridge proposal comes from Sen. Dianne Feinstein and U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier. In a letter to the ...
WASHINGTON -- A garbage truck hit a bridge over the Monocacy River in Frederick County, Maryland, and officials say it could be days before it is open to ... a garbage truck being towed struck several of the overhead steel beams of the steel truss bridge that carries Maryland Route 355 over the river.
Traffic slows as it enters the Gold Star Memorial Bridge on Nov. 26, 2017, due to a construction project on the span. The Department of Transportation will be closing the right lines and redirecting vehicles into the newly revamped left lanes this week to prepare for the next phase of the project. (Sean D.
The Frederick News Post reports that Maryland State Highway Administration spokesman Charlie Gischlar says the truck struck the overhead support beams of the Maryland Route 355 bridge over the Monocacy River on Wednesday. Gischlar says it's too early to tell when the bridge might reopen, but said it ...
The bridge has been closed for months as crews have worked to replace the structure. The new bridge will be a 252-foot structure and will provide sight improvements for motorists at the bridge approaches. The county will pay more than $106,000 and the state will pay more than $2 million for the work.
The old bridge would be too expensive to repair even for pedestrian use, according to county officials, so plans are that it will be demolished when a new one is built. The old bridge, at 778 feet long, is one of the largest bridges in the county road system. "It is expected that the new bridge will be longer than ...


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