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Trucker cited in 2013 Skagit River bridge collapse

Brian Ethridge - Nov 21, 2014

Trucker cited in 2013 Skagit River bridge collapse

The May 2013 truck-bridge collision that caused a portion of Interstate 5 to fall into the Skagit River in Washington was in part due to a load too tall for the truck carrying it, according to a report released this week by ...

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One killed, four injured after bridge collapses at college

Brian Ethridge - Nov 17, 2014

One killed, four injured after bridge collapses at college

  Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating what caused an unfinished pedestrian bridge to collapse at a Wake Technical Community College campus last week. The collapse killed one worker and injured four others. The accident happened while crews were pouring concrete ...

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Guest Blog: 5 Reasons Bridges Fail

Contributed - Nov 22, 2013

Guest Blog: 5 Reasons Bridges Fail

Human beings are creatures of overcoming obstacles. Out of necessity, we have built bridges to connect islands, places, cities and most importantly, the hearts of men. Because of the amazing urge for innovation, our history has seen the evolution of ...

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Remember the Alamo Bridge in Washington

John Latta - May 24, 2013

Remember the Alamo Bridge in Washington

If a bridge falls in Washington State does anyone in Washington D.C. hear it? Yes, but for how long will its crash echo in their thoughts? There has been, historically, a relationship between a collapsed bridge span and a collapsed attention ...

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I-5 bridge collapses, causes no fatalities

Amanda Bayhi - May 24, 2013

I-5 bridge collapses, causes no fatalities

An oversize truck last night struck a portion of an Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River between Seattle and Canada, sending the portion of the bridge and its occupants into the river below. No fatalities resulted from the collapse, CBS ...

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“Why are our roads so crappy?” Oh. Right.

Better Roads Staff - May 06, 2013

“Why are our roads so crappy?” Oh. Right.

Here in the Rust Belt, the season of snow and ice is giving way to the season of rain and potholes which is just a brief transition to the season of road repairs and endless traffic backups. My personal belief is ...

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RoadWorks

Brooke Wisdom - Nov 01, 2010

RoadWorks

Changes Coming Thick and Fast from “Activist” EPA Is the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) close to creating, by coincidence, a perfect regulatory storm that could affect highway and bridge work across the country? The agency is working on new standards and ...

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