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VIDEO: Watch these crews slide a half-mile, 30 million-pound bridge into place over the Ohio River

Wayne Grayson - Apr 15, 2014

VIDEO: Watch these crews slide a half-mile, 30 million-pound bridge into place over the Ohio River

Construction crews have completed a record-breaking bridge slide over the Ohio River. Related: VIDEO: Portland engineers use dish soap to move century-old bridge At nearly a half-mile in length and weighing in at more than 30 million pounds, the Milton-Madison bridge is ...

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Two dead in Alabama bridge construction accident

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 08, 2014

Two dead in Alabama bridge construction accident

Two construction workers were killed Wednesday in a bridge construction accident in Montgomery, Alabama, according to a report from WSFA 12 News. The bridge construction site, located on Highway 80 East, is part of the Montgomery Outer Loop project, a portion ...

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VIDEO: Crews construct world’s largest self-anchored suspension bridge

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 26, 2013

VIDEO: Crews construct world’s largest self-anchored suspension bridge

In California, crews have been working for more than 10 years to construct the largest self-anchored suspension (SAS) bridge in the world, and Wired has shared some close-up photos of the project, thanks to photographer Joseph Blum, who has seen ...

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UDOT uses innovative design to rebuild I-84 overpass

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 11, 2013

UDOT uses innovative design to rebuild I-84 overpass

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) is using a new bridge-building method involving geosynthetic reinforcement and soil integration to replace an Interstate 84 overpass near Echo Junction, according to a report from Deseret News. UDOT is the first agency in the U.S. ...

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The EPA and You

Better Roads Staff - May 06, 2013

The EPA and You

How often do we hear people in the business of highways and bridges refer not simply to environmental regulations but to environmental regulations To a degree, working with EPA is a lot like dealing with other agencies. The two keys seem ...

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Better Bridges: Building blocks for bridges

Brooke Wisdom - Feb 01, 2010

Better Bridges:  Building blocks for bridges

Constructing a bridge via Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) that uses lightweight fill material can involve what appears to be assembling giant building blocks. But these are made of polystyrene so contractors are working with huge plastic foam blocks. “They are literally ...

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