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10 of the World’s Scariest Bridges

It’s the time of year when people face their fears of ghosts, goblins, haunted houses, and…long, tall, icy, high, rickety, foggy, stormy, wobbly, scary bridges. For many people, bridges cause fear and panic. There’s even a term for it: gephyrophobia. A related condition, acrophobia, is an extreme fear of heights, another issue people experience when […]

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Protecting Bridges from Flood Damage

Hurricanes and other extreme weather events have topped the news lately. More and more bridges are being damaged or wiped out by floods from record-breaking storms. In this article, we’ll provide insights and ideas about what can be done to protect bridges from flood-related damage and destruction. How bridges are compromised by water Let’s start […]

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Skilled Labor Shortage? How to Find & Retain Quality Workers

For most companies and agencies working in the bridge design, engineering, construction, and maintenance industries, recruiting, and retaining top talent is an ongoing challenge. Since the financial crisis of the last decade ended, steady increases in construction and infrastructure development and rehabilitation activity have led to a significant shortage of qualified workers. According to the […]

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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 […]