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,...

Second Act
For decades, New Yorkers were promised a new subway line along Manhattan’s Second Avenue, a replacement for the elevated line that was removed from the thoroughfare in the 1940s. As the first of four planned...

Extreme Makeover
Interchange Gets Ground Improvement Facelift
As part of the massive, $159.9 million Interchange 14A Improvement Project in the cities of Bayonne and Jersey City, NJ, the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) is realigning 12 ramps and roadways and...

Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs, By Robert Kanigel. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016

Street Fight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution, By Janette Sadik-Khan and Seth Solomonow. New York City: Viking, 2016

Emergency Retaining Wall Replacement: The East 26th Street Slide Repair in Baltimore, MD
During a record rainfall on April 30, 2014, a century-old, stone retaining wall between a dense urban roadway (26th Street) and the CSXT railroad track in Baltimore, MD, failed. The stone retaining wall...

‘Superblocks’ to Redefine Barcelona’s Streets

Street Smart: The Rise of Cities and the Fall of Cars, By Samuel I. Schwartz. New York City: Public Affairs, 2015

Taking a bite out of traditional architecture, the blocklike design for a new headquarters building for the European multimedia company Axel Springer SE conceived by the international architecture firm OMA features a diagonal, glass-enclosed atrium that is cut away from the block and open to views from the street...

Underpinning and Shoring of the Historic Howard Theatre in Washington, DC
The Howard Theatre was constructed in 1910 at 620 T Street, NW in Washington, DC. In 2010, a group of sponsoring organizations and developers put together a $17.1 million plan to revitalize...

Calendar: Bridges 2014
Featured bridges include: Yaquina Bay Bridge, Newport, OR; Wheeling Suspension Bridge, Wheeling, WV; Ponte de Lima, Ponte de Lima, Portugal; Harvey Canal Bridge, Harvey, LA; Los Pinos...

Calendar: Bridges 2012
Featured bridges are: Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, NV; Bridge of Aspiration, London; Woodrow Wilson Bridge, VA-MD; Purple People Bridge, Cincinnati, OH; Golden Gate Bridge,...

Pioneer Square Areaways
Pioneer Square, one of the earliest neighborhoods in Seattle, is adjacent to Elliott Bay. Much ofthis part of the city originally was built on existing land that used to get flooded. When...

Structural Engineering: Environmentalism Meets Art at 55 Baker Street

Calendar: Bridges 1995
Featured bridges are: Lacey V. Murrow Floating Bridge (WA); Waco Suspension Bridge (TX); Rexleigh Bridge (NY); Hernando Bridge (AK & YN); Third Street Bridge (PA); Klamath River...

Calendar: Bridges 1996
Featured bridges are: Big Four Railroad Bridge (KY); Germantown Covered Bridge (OH); George Street Bridge (IN); Virgin River Bridge (UT); Bryan Bridge (NE); Brush Creek Bridge (KS); Natchez...

Calendar: Bridges 1997
Featured bridges are: Chouteau Bridge (MO); Torrens Avenue Bridge (IL); Wadell .A. Truss (MO); Michigan Avenue Bridge (IL); Roosevelt Bridge (IL); Benjamin Thrailkill Bridge (SC); Seventh...

Calendar: Bridges 1994
Featured bridges are: Briggs Bridge (AK); Stone Arch Bridge (NY); Rio Grande Gorge Bridge (NM); Bridge Street Bridge (MI); Hennepin Avenue Bridge (MN); Egypt Pike Bridge (OH); William...

Calendar: Bridges 1993
Featured bridges are: West Lilac Road Bridge (CA); Pine Bank Arch (NY); South Presa Street Bridge (TX); Peacock Lock (PA); Northampton Bridge (PA); Bridge of the Gods (WA); Main Street...

Calendar: Bridges 1992
Featured bridges are: Fifficktown Bridge (PA); Crooked River (High) Bridge (OR); High Bridge (KY); Fort Benton Bridge (MT); Linden Street Bridge (MA); Rogue River (Caveman) Bridge (OR);...

 

 

 

 

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