Inflation and Bridge Infrastructure: How Rising Costs Are Impacting Projects

One of President Biden’s top legislative wins, his signature infrastructure funding bill, is being negatively impacted by the bane of his presidency: record-high inflation. The law increased bridge, road, and other project development funding by $550 billion to help address the poor condition of all types of infrastructure across the United States.  The issue: Due[…] Read More

Press: Groundbreaking Ceremony

Bridge Masters Inc. Groundbreaking Ceremony & BridgeWalker/Machine Demonstration This article originally appeared in here in Cascade Business News Bridge Masters, Inc. is expanding/moving their corporate headquarters to Redmond, which will create an anticipated 30 jobs in the community. Those jobs will be a combination of manufacturing, construction, management and administrative positions. Bridge Masters has been[…] Read More

Federal Permitting Action Plan: Find Out How It Could Impact Your Business

The recent bipartisan federal infrastructure funding bill promises to generate more bridge and road development and maintenance work in the years ahead than what has been done in more than half a century. It’s why the Biden administration released a new Permitting Action Plan to accelerate federal government building permit approvals and strengthen environmental reviews.[…] Read More

Snapshot: The Current Condition of U.S. Bridges

…and the Implications for Infrastructure Spending The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has released a report about the condition of bridges in the United States at the beginning of 2022. It’s packed full of data that people in the bridge and road industry will find valuable. It provides a snapshot of the state[…] Read More

Six Truths Revealed by a Pittsburgh Bridge Collapse

A recent bridge failure in Pittsburgh revealed six truths about the current condition of bridges in the state of Pennsylvania and across the United States. Instead of trying to explain what went wrong, which is what almost everyone does after a bridge failure, let’s take a look at what people who manage, inspect, build, design[…] Read More

The Biden Infrastructure Plan: What It Means for the Bridge Industry

Following up on its American Rescue Plan, the Biden administration recently released the American Jobs Plan. According to White House officials, it has been developed with an eye toward rebuilding infrastructure across the United States, creating millions of good-paying jobs and giving the country a global competitive edge. According to federal government sources, investment in[…] Read More