A Brief History of Bridges Since the Beginning of Time

Have you ever thought about how bridges came to be? Let’s go back in time and take a look at the earliest and simplest bridges and explore how they evolved into the modern marvels they are today. What is a bridge? Before a bridge was a structure, it was a concept.  The earliest humans imagined […]

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 […]

When a Bridge is More than a Bridge

When is a bridge more than a bridge? A bridge becomes more than a structure that connects two places when it plays a central role in its community. In this article, we’ll take a look at four bridges that do more than link one place to another. These structures improve the lives of the people […]

Lessons Learned From the Italian Morandi Bridge Collapse

The Morandi Bridge, a 50-year-old structure that was part of a highway system connecting the city of Genoa in Italy to France, collapsed on Aug. 14, 2018, during an intense rain storm. Dozens of vehicles fell onto a riverbed, railway, and two warehouses below the bridge, causing significant physical damage. More than 40 lives were […]

Tappan Zee Bridge

Buzzworthy Industry News | August 2017

Our industry is ever-changing and always exciting. Here’s some newsworthy updates in the infrastructure world. Innovative thinking Staying up to date with the news about what’s happening in the world of bridge design, engineering, and maintenance is a great way to keep ahead of your industry competition. Another is to stay abreast of what others […]