Plan Ahead to Get Your Share of Next Year’s Bridge Infrastructure Grants

According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), of the more than 617,000 bridges across the United States, about 46,000 are in poor or structurally deficient condition. To remedy this dangerous situation, Congress and the Biden administration have earmarked significant additional funding to maintain and repair old structures and build new ones through the Infrastructure Investment […] Read More

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

The Pros and Cons of Accelerated Bridge Construction

It’s no secret that America’s bridges need work.  The viaducts built as a part of the highway-building boom in the United States during the middle of the last century are well past their expected lifespan of 50 years. The poor condition of bridges across the United States is one of the primary reasons that Congress […] Read More

Digital Twins: The Present and Future of Bridge Construction and Maintenance

Digital twins are part of one of the most important technology trends in the bridge construction and maintenance industries. They encourage communication and collaboration, reduce costs, make it possible to improve designs, and help build better and longer-lasting bridges. Digital twins are becoming central to infrastructure decision-making because they provide current information about development projects, […] Read More

How Bridge Construction Businesses Can Gain Control Over Inflation

The last two years of record-high inflation have significantly impacted bridge maintenance and construction businesses.  Even with the enormous infusion of cash from the recent infrastructure bill, many companies find it challenging to stay profitable because of rising costs. This article will examine inflation’s effect on bridge-related businesses and what they can do to limit […] 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

Does It Still Make Sense to Rent Bridge Construction Equipment?

The equipment rental market in the United States has grown exponentially over the last several years, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Most types of construction work benefit from using rental equipment, from completing small contracting projects to building major skyscrapers. One of the sectors that benefit the most is bridge development. However, the combination of […] Read More