The Positive Economic Impacts of Bridges

In recent years, economists have recognized three key things bridges do that propel economic activity. #1 – Bridges are a critical component of a nation’s infrastructure, making it possible to ship raw materials and finished goods to factories, warehouses, suppliers, distributors, stores, and end-consumers. Bridges also facilitate travel so consumers can purchase goods and services […]

In-House Training Programs: Good for Business and Your Employees

Companies and municipal agencies often question the value of offering training to employees. Developing (or purchasing) and delivering educational programs and materials can be time consuming and costly. Plus, taking employees away from their everyday tasks for learning opportunities can seem like a drain on an organization’s resources. However, employee training shouldn’t be thought of […]

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Amazing Bridges: Northwest Edition

Older U.S. cities like New York, Chicago, Boston, and Washington are known for their landmark bridges. However, over the years, Bridge Masters has worked on a number of notable structures in newer cities in the western United States. Check out some of the more interesting, historic, and picturesque ones. Burnside Bridge – Portland, Oregon This […]

U.S. Infrastructure in 2018: What May Be on the Horizon

Who could have seen it coming? The on-again, off-again infrastructure funding bill may be on again in 2018. Possibly. What’s the issue? In today’s heated political climate, it will be challenging for Republicans, Democrats, and the President to align on a single plan, especially one as complex as a $1 trillion, cross-country infrastructure bill. In […]

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2017 in Review: A Historic Year for U.S. Infrastructure

From large-scale bridge construction projects to epic weather events to major tax changes, 2017 was a big year for bridge developers and contractors. See how many of these stories from 2017 you remember. How many of them impacted your business in the past year? Wildfires damage California bridges One story about the record-breaking wildfires all […]

The intricate Albert Bridge illuminated at night.

10 Beautiful Light Displays on Bridges

Over the last decade, lights on bridges have become a trend not only for traffic safety, but to enhance their architecture. This is especially wonderful during the holidays, a time when everything seems to sparkle just a little brighter. Lights are a great way to turn something utilitarian, like a bridge, into an asset that can […]