Wildlife bridge

Sustainable and Green Bridge Designs 101

Going green has become a fact of life. For decades, the world has been moving toward solutions that are environmentally friendly and sustainable. This has affected everything from the foods we eat to the vehicles we drive to how the power that runs our lives is generated. It has also significantly impacted how bridges and […]

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 […]

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Approaching Bridge Maintenance More Efficiently

According to the 2017 Infrastructure Report Card published by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), almost 40 percent of the 614,387 bridges in the United States are at least a half century old. Almost 10 percent were structurally deficient in 2016. On average, 188 million vehicles cross structurally deficient bridges each day. With so […]

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The Path to Becoming a Civil Engineer

It can seem daunting to pursue a new career, especially one as ambitious as becoming a civil engineer. Whether you’re a student planning for your future or an adult thinking about making a career change, you may have no idea what you need to do to realize your dream of becoming an engineer. Achieving this goal […]