How Does Your State Compare? 2021 Bridge Project Roundup

….And What’s Next Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) data conducted by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and published in its Federal Highway Investment Benefits by State dashboard reveals that state transportation departments undertook over 16,000 bridge and road improvement projects in 2021. ARTBA Chief Economist Dr. Alison Premo Black compiled the report. By […]

Prepare Your Systems Now for a Bridge Infrastructure Work Surge

It’s coming! After decades of delays, Congress has approved funding for significant bridge infrastructure upgrades across the United States.  Are you ready? One of the weakest aspects of bridge construction and maintenance work has always been — and still is — the processes and systems that businesses use for:  Planning and developing new bridges. Getting […]

Snapshot: The Current Condition of U.S. Bridges

…and the Implications for Infrastructure Spending The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has released a report about the condition of bridges in the United States at the beginning of 2022. It’s packed full of data that people in the bridge and road industry will find valuable. It provides a snapshot of the state […]

The Roadmap to a Better Way to Rehab Bridges

Fast, cost-effective, and long-lasting bridge repair. Who could ask for more? The United States is facing an unprecedented challenge when it comes to maintaining and rehabilitating its aging bridges. State agencies across the country are constantly on the lookout for innovative and cost-effective ways to extend the lifespans of their bridges. Even though Congress recently […]

Six Truths Revealed by a Pittsburgh Bridge Collapse

A recent bridge failure in Pittsburgh revealed six truths about the current condition of bridges in the state of Pennsylvania and across the United States. Instead of trying to explain what went wrong, which is what almost everyone does after a bridge failure, let’s take a look at what people who manage, inspect, build, design […]

Bridge Maitenance

Top Five U.S. Bridge Projects of 2021

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and limited infrastructure spending, 2021 was a banner year for bridge and highway development and rehabilitation. Here are our top five projects across the U.S. for this year and why we think they’re best in class. Cline Avenue Bridge East Chicago, Indiana Cost: $160 million Length: 6,236 feet The Cline Avenue […]

Bridge Maitenance

Spend Less on Keeping Bridges in Good Repair

State and local governments across the United States are looking forward to finally receiving the infrastructure funding approved by Congress in late 2021. It will make a big difference when it comes to repairing and replacing aging bridges, roads and other infrastructure.  Unfortunately, the influx of cash won’t fix everything. Much of the new infrastructure […]