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Better Bridges

Tina Grady Barbaccia on May 08, 2011

Better Bridges

The Bridge as Bat Cave A sharp decline in bat numbers prompts Oregon’s Department of Transporation to build habitats into bridges. By Tina Grady Barbaccia Build a bridge, save a bat. That’s what the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has done as part of ...

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Bridgestone Americas Off Road Tire: Computer-optimized center block for tires

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Apr 15, 2011

Bridgestone Americas Off Road Tire has new sizes for its V-Steel J-Traction radial off-road tire. Now available in 17.5R25 and 29.5R25 sizes, the VJT features a computer-optimized center block for lowered vibration levels, as well as reduced friction between the ...

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Integral Abutment Bridges

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Feb 27, 2011

Integral Abutment Bridges

Better Bridges Integral Abutment Bridges A survey on the status of use, problems and costs associated with integral abutment bridges by Andreas Paraschos, P.E. and Amde M. Amde, P.E. (For an unedited, downloadable PDF of the Integral Abutment Bridges article, click here. ) Integral ...

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Better Bridges

Brooke Wisdom on Feb 01, 2011

Better Bridges

Bridge Work Top FHWA bridge engineer looks at today’s and tomorrow’s bridges. By John Latta America’s bridges are safe. T hat’s the core message in an overview of those bridges from Tom Everett, P.E., the Federal Highway Administration’s principal bridge engineer and bridge programs team ...

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JLG, Bridgestone collaborate for exclusive supply agreement

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jan 05, 2011

Oshkosh Corp.company JLG Industries Inc. and Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, Off Road Tire division have agreed to the exclusive supply of Firestone DuraForce MH tires on JLG, Lull, and SkyTrak branded telehandlers. “JLG and Bridgestone Americas Off Road collaborated to ...

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$21.5 million grant starts work on Park East Corridor lift bridges

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Dec 20, 2010

Work can begin on two Park East Corridor lift bridges in downtown Milwaukee with the signing of a $21.5 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), a.k.a. "the stimulus," grant agreement, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said. The signing took place ...

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Better Bridges 2010 Bridge Inventory

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 01, 2010

Better Bridges 2010 Bridge Inventory

The State of Your Bridges Our exclusive survey of bridge conditions in the United States By Tina Grady Barbaccia It’s a case of good news/bad news. Better Roads’ 2010 Annual Bridge Inventory reveals that fewer of the country’s bridges are considered structurally deficient (SD) ...

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Bridgestone re-launches website

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Oct 05, 2010

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions, a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, is re-launching trucktires.com, a website providing solutions and advice to help fleet customers increase tire life and reduce cost per mile. Fleet customers can also check load and inflation tables, ...

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Bridgestone Off-Road Tires increases prices 2 to 7 percent

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Aug 31, 2010

Off Road Tire, U.S. & Canada Tire Sales (BAOR), a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC, says it plans to increase list prices by 2 to 7 percent with some in-line adjustments. The price increases will affect all mining, construction ...

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28 projects, 6 bridges win PCI Design Awards

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Aug 25, 2010

Twenty-eight projects, comprising six bridges and 22 buildings throughout North America, were named winners in the 2010 PCI Design Awards competition sponsored by the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute. “These outstanding projects were singled out for extraordinary design, attention ...

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Better Bridges

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Aug 01, 2010

Better Bridges

All Together Now By Tina Grady Barbaccia A bridge project that started out under intense scrutiny in an environmentally- sensitive area is now being cheered and even has the locals putting their own touch on the bridge.   The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) ...

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Bridgestone Bandag announces price hike

Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 02, 2010

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions says it will increase prices six percent on its Bridgestone brand radial truck and bus tires, effective today. The company cited hikes in energy, fuel and raw material costs as the reasons for the increase.

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