Attractive Alternative
The Lewis and Clark Bridge, an elegant cable-stayed bridge with diamond-shaped towers, connects highways in Indiana and Kentucky that had long been truncated and provides a clear alternative for interstate...

Diving Into Engineering
When the underwater portions of a bridge or waterfront facility need to be inspected, the right person for the job is often an engineer diver, a specially trained professional who understands load paths...

Value Engineering Shaves Years and $1.8 Billion from Ohio River Bridges Project (part of "Attractive Alternative")
A value engineering process for the Ohio River Bridges Project, of which the Lewis and Clark Bridge is just one part, saved more than $1.8 billion and shaved nine years from earlier estimates....

Parallel Line
The Manahawkin Bay Bridge carries Route 72 from the mainland of Ocean County, New Jersey, to the seaside destination of Long Beach Island. Since the route is the only vehicular link to the island, the...

The Ups and Downs of Drone Inspections
Minnesota recently completed a trial using unmanned aircraft systems to inspect bridges. They found that the drones have their advantages—and disadvantages....

Pensacola Bay Bridge Design Embraces Pedestrians

Bridge Calendar 2017
Featured bridges are: Tongjin Bridge (Nanxun, Huzhou, China); St. John's Bridge (Porto, Portugal); Foresthill Bridge (Placer County, California); San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (San Francisco,...

Synchronized Swinging
Very much in keeping with its setting, the new north bridge on Florida’s Boca Grande Causeway, like its predecessor, spans the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. Constructing the new bridge’s swing span presented...

Synchronized Swinging
Very much in keeping with its setting, the new north bridge on Florida’s Boca Grande Causeway, like its predecessor, spans the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. Constructing the new bridge’s swing span presented...

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway
The parallel bridges that make up the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway are the longest continuous bridges over water in the world, and the causeway’s designers pioneered the use of prestressed concrete....

An Icon at 80: The Golden Gate Bridge
The Golden Gate Bridge, celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, is a titan of both bridge engineering and architectural design....

Flax- and Hemp-Based Composite Bridge Built in the Netherlands

Modern, More Durable Lift Bridge in Canada Replaces Older Crossing

Reflective Bridges Will Offer Spectacular Views

Offshore Technology in Civil Engineering
Hall of Fame Papers: Volume 11
Prepared by the Program Committee of the Offshore Technology Conference of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE<\p>Offshore Technology...

Route 66 Crossings: Historic Bridges of the Mother Road, By Jim Ross. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016

Tennessee Engineers Perform Fast Fix on Failing Bridges

The East End Crossing (EEC), an important component of the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project, is a bridge and tunnel effort that, in crossing the Ohio River, will link the east end of Louisville, Kentucky, near the town of Prospect, with southern Indiana near the town of Utica...

Site and Rail Challenges Guide California Lagoon Bridge Replacement Project

Translating the Language of Soils: Developing a Soil Classification System for International Engineering Projects
Soil classification systems are used to help predict soil behavior and provide information to farmers, engineers, builders, agricultural extension agents, homeowners, community planners, and government...

 

 

 

 

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