How Does Your State Compare? 2021 Bridge Project Roundup

….And What’s Next Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) data conducted by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and published in its Federal Highway Investment Benefits by State dashboard reveals that state transportation departments undertook over 16,000 bridge and road improvement projects in 2021. ARTBA Chief Economist Dr. Alison Premo Black compiled the report. By […]

Prepare Your Systems Now for a Bridge Infrastructure Work Surge

It’s coming! After decades of delays, Congress has approved funding for significant bridge infrastructure upgrades across the United States.  Are you ready? One of the weakest aspects of bridge construction and maintenance work has always been — and still is — the processes and systems that businesses use for:  Planning and developing new bridges. Getting […]

Rent or buy your on-the-job equipment?

See which option makes more sense when it comes to bridge construction, maintenance, and inspection projects. According to data reported by Statista, the equipment rental market in the United States has grown significantly over the last two decades and is expected to continue to do so in the years ahead. After falling slightly to $48.5 […]

Bridges ARE Better

How the bridge infrastructure sector has managed to improve while others have continued to decline. According to the 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the overall condition of infrastructure across the United States earns a dismal C- grade. The nation’s bridges got a slightly better C rating, […]

Miracle on The Mississippi

Bridge engineers overcome a seemingly impossible challenge on a rehab project. Have you ever faced a bridge engineering challenge you thought was impossible to overcome? Check out the one the team rebuilding the Third Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis had to deal with. They used creativity and cutting-edge technology deployed in a novel way to win […]

How to: Become a Successful Bridge Inspector

Learn everything that you need to know to launch a new — and potentially more secure — career. Have you been thinking about starting a new career? Maybe the COVID-19 pandemic has left you feeling insecure about the work that you’re currently doing in the bridge and road industry, and it’s time to make a […]