Record-Setting Bridges Across the Globe

With the end of the year fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to take stock and look at some of the current world-record-setting bridges, including the longest, highest, widest, most trafficked — and the one built using the most bricks. Some of the bridges have held their records for a short time. Others have maintained […]

The Elastic Perspective Carnisselande The Netherlands

12 of the World’s Most Unusual Bridges

Why did they do that? In a world of banal bridges, new ones are being built that inspire fresh thinking, improve the lives of people and in a few cases, make us smile or even laugh. Check out some of the world’s most unusual bridges. Lego Bridge – Wuppertal, Germany View underneath the unique Lego Bridge. […]

Lewis and Clark Bridge

Amazing Bridges: Northwest Edition

Older U.S. cities like New York, Chicago, Boston, and Washington are known for their landmark bridges. However, over the years, Bridge Masters has worked on a number of notable structures in newer cities in the western United States. Check out some of the more interesting, historic, and picturesque ones. Burnside Bridge – Portland, Oregon This […]

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2017 in Review: A Historic Year for U.S. Infrastructure

From large-scale bridge construction projects to epic weather events to major tax changes, 2017 was a big year for bridge developers and contractors. See how many of these stories from 2017 you remember. How many of them impacted your business in the past year? Wildfires damage California bridges One story about the record-breaking wildfires all […]

The intricate Albert Bridge illuminated at night.

10 Beautiful Light Displays on Bridges

Over the last decade, lights on bridges have become a trend not only for traffic safety, but to enhance their architecture. This is especially wonderful during the holidays, a time when everything seems to sparkle just a little brighter. Lights are a great way to turn something utilitarian, like a bridge, into an asset that can […]

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10 of the World’s Scariest Bridges

It’s the time of year when people face their fears of ghosts, goblins, haunted houses, and…long, tall, icy, high, rickety, foggy, stormy, wobbly, scary bridges. For many people, bridges cause fear and panic. There’s even a term for it: gephyrophobia. A related condition, acrophobia, is an extreme fear of heights, another issue people experience when […]

flooded bridge with structural damage

Protecting Bridges from Flood Damage

Hurricanes and other extreme weather events have topped the news lately. More and more bridges are being damaged or wiped out by floods from record-breaking storms. In this article, we’ll provide insights and ideas about what can be done to protect bridges from flood-related damage and destruction. How bridges are compromised by water Let’s start […]