Lessons Learned: Bridge Innovations That Came Out of Failures

Designers and engineers study past bridge issues and failures to learn how to build better structures in the future. Every new design and technological advancement is the result of lessons learned over thousands of years of bridge-building history.  From the earliest stone and wood plank structures to today’s marvels of modern technology, every evolution has […]

How to Start a Bridge Preservation Program

Funds for maintaining bridges and building new ones are extremely tight these days. Federal and local governments aren’t providing the dollars needed to keep structures in working order. That’s why many municipalities and other organizations that own and manage bridges are looking for ways to make them last longer. One of the best ways to […]

The Future of Bridge Development? It’s here!

The future of bridge development? It’s here! When it comes to technological innovations, industries like telecommunications, computers, and transportation usually lead the way. However, there are many game-changing advancements currently happening in the bridge development and maintenance industries. Here are a few that you could encounter now or in the years ahead. They will improve […]

Ultimate Bridges Part 1: Mega-Projects You Need to Know About

Do you know what a megaproject is? Most people don’t but many have experienced one. Megaprojects are unique, limited-time endeavors that: require a massive financial investment (typically more than $1 billion). are extraordinarily complex. have a long-lasting impact on the community, economy, environment, and society overall. Megaprojects are game-changers. Needless to say, they are rare […]

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 […]