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$600 million O.C. bridges program kicks off

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 19, 2011

The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) on Oct. 19 kicked off a nearly $600 million program that will separate street traffic from trains at seven locations in north Orange County. Known as the O.C. Bridges, the projects will eliminate the need ...

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Innovative bridge replacement allows MassDOT to replace 14 bridges in I-93 FAST 14 project

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Aug 02, 2011

Federal Highway Administrator Victor Mendez has reviewed what the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) says are the "innovative, money-saving" construction methods that will allow the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) to replace 14 bridges this summer as part of the I-93 ...

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Better Bridges

Better Roads Staff on Aug 02, 2011

Better Bridges

Making History Again When a historical bridge in Maine had to be demolished and rebuilt, the question was how to do it and still preserve a landmark By Tina Grady Barbaccia When the historical bridge in Norridgewock, Maine, had deteriorated to a point ...

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Better Bridges

Better Roads Staff on Aug 02, 2011

Better Bridges

Buy a Border Bridge! No Money Down Cash-squeezed Michigan plans a new Detroit River crossing to Canada with ‘no risk’ to its weary taxpayers By Mike Anderson Officially, the long-running project to eventually build a new cross-border bridge in southeast Michigan is identified as ...

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Rosedale Street bridges in Forth Worth reopen to traffic

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jul 18, 2011

The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) has reopened the Rosedale Street bridges along Interstate 30 near the southwestern edge of downtown Fort Worth. Reconstruction of these bridges allows for the future Chisholm Trail Parkway construction beneath Rosedale Street. When constructed, Chisholm Trail ...

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StreetMapper speeds surveying of bridges

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Better Roads Staff on Jul 13, 2011

StreetMapper, the vehicle-based laser mapping system, utilizes the Perception Engine from Allpoint Systems to simplify data processing through automation StreetMapper, the vehicle-based laser mapping system, is now being offered with a range of tools for the automatic calculation of bridge heights ...

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N.J. gets $29 million to repair county-owned bridges

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 06, 2011

Nearly $29 million has been awarded to New Jersey counties through a state-funded Local Aid program to help repair or replace 31 county-owned bridges. “This program has already enabled counties to remove 53 bridges from a list of nearly 290 bridges ...

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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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