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Update: MnDOT mine expansion will result in state's tallest bridge

Brian Ethridge - Nov 24, 2014

Update: MnDOT mine expansion will result in state's tallest bridge

  In late October Aggregates Manager reported that the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) was facing a tough decision over a mine expansion. MnDOT was being has to act quickly in coming up with a solution to reroute a busy four-lane highway. At ...

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Secret Cold War bunker found inside Brooklyn Bridge (PHOTOS)

Brian Ethridge - Sep 15, 2014

Secret Cold War bunker found inside Brooklyn Bridge (PHOTOS)

Everyone is familiar with the history of Brooklyn Bridge. It was completed over 130 years ago in 1883 and was the first steel-wire suspension bridge ever constructed. Billions of people have crossed the bridge throughout its history and thousands still cross ...

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Bridge or Landscape? You be the Judge

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Aug 12, 2014

Bridge or Landscape? You be the Judge

Jones & Jones Architecture and a landscape architecture team from Seattle blur the lines between structure and natural land with the Vancouver Land Bridge. Connecting the Columbia River with Fort Vancouver, the pedestrian walkway commemorates the bicentennial of the Lewis and ...

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Falsework tumbles after sand hauler hits interstate bridge

Brian Ethridge - Jul 17, 2014

Falsework tumbles after sand hauler hits interstate bridge

A sand hauler hit a bridge currently under construction on Interstate 215 in Perris, California, causing lumber and steel beams to collapse onto the freeway. The semi truck driver lost control and struck a concrete divider along the shoulder. A portion of ...

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String of failures led to I-5 bridge strike, collapse in 2013, NTSB says

James Jaillet - Jul 17, 2014

String of failures led to I-5 bridge strike, collapse in 2013, NTSB says

The collapsed section of I-5 in Washington over the Skagit River. The bridge has since been repaired. The National Transportation Safety Board blames a “series of deficiencies” on the events that led to a truck with an oversized load striking a sway ...

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70-foot-long bridge survives series of earthquakes

Brian Ethridge - Jul 16, 2014

70-foot-long bridge survives series of earthquakes

A 70-foot-long, 52-ton bridge was tried and tested by the University of Nevada, Reno’s new Earthquake Engineering Lab. The experiment was to see if the bridge would survive a series of 10 earthquakes - and it did! “It was a complete success. ...

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VIDEO: With streaking flash of explosives, mile-long bridge collapses in 3 seconds

Wayne Grayson - Jul 15, 2014

VIDEO: With streaking flash of explosives, mile-long bridge collapses in 3 seconds

When the Innerbelt Bridge opened to traffic in Cleveland in 1959, it was the widest bridge in Ohio and carried Innerstate 90. Today it’s gone. Though demolition work began on the bridge back in January, according to WKYC TV, crews working ...

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Pre-fabricated bridge design could resist earthquake damage

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 02, 2014

Pre-fabricated bridge design could resist earthquake damage

A new framework design could make bridges more resistant to earthquakes while speeding construction, Science Daily reports. The design, which aims to improve the performance of the columns and beams that support bridges, is based on research findings that will be ...

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U.S. DOT to provide $325 million TIFIA loan for California's Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement

Amanda Bayhi - May 26, 2014

U.S. DOT to provide $325 million TIFIA loan for California's Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement

The U.S. Department of Transportation is providing a $325 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan to help pay for the Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement project in Long Beach, Calif., Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced last week. The $1.2 ...

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VIDEO, PHOTOS: California's Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement project begins

Amanda Bayhi - May 12, 2014

VIDEO, PHOTOS: California's Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement project begins

The Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project in California began Saturday, according to NBC Los Angeles. The project -- a joint effort of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Port of Long Beach -- will replace the approximately 50-year-old existing ...

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How Nevada maintains the lowest number of deficient bridges in the U.S.

Amanda Bayhi - May 01, 2014

How Nevada maintains the lowest number of deficient bridges in the U.S.

Nevada has the lowest number of deficient bridges in the nation, according to recent Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) data. The data show that the state has a mere 36 deficient bridges, while most other states maintain hundreds or thousands of deficient ...

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Washington State's Willapa River Bridge opens

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 29, 2014

Washington State's Willapa River Bridge opens

The Willapa River Bridge on State Route 6 in Pacific County, Washington is set to open to motorists on Wednesday, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) announced this week. WSDOT noted that contractor Rotschy Inc. intends to shift traffic to ...

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