How to Protect Bridges Against the Growing Risk of Fire Damage

Scientists, engineers, and designers have primarily focused their fire protection efforts on buildings and tunnels. People are concerned about being trapped in enclosed spaces when fires break out. In addition, repairing or replacing skyscrapers, shopping centers, hotels, apartment buildings, homes, and tunnels after fires is difficult and costly. Experts have spent less time — and […]

Getting More Millennials to Work on Bridge Job Sites

In many parts of the country, it’s almost impossible to find enough qualified people to fill positions on bridge maintenance and construction projects. Record-low unemployment rates and a skills gap have made it a big challenge for businesses in bridge-related industries. One way to remedy this is to recruit more Millennials and younger people. In […]

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 […]

How to: Prepare for Snowmageddon!

Winter is coming. It’s never too soon to start planning for weather events ahead. In this article, we’ll take a look at how bridge and road maintenance crews across the United States are preparing for winter. Arizona Most people think of Arizona as a hot and dry place, where people go to escape the winter. […]

How To: Grow Your Business in 2019 and Beyond

The end of the year is fast approaching. The economy is performing at its peak, and it’s beginning to seem more likely that government spending on bridges, roads, and other infrastructure could increase starting in 2019. This may have you thinking about what you can do to grow your bridge-related business in the year ahead. […]

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 […]