The Most At-Risk Bridges in the United States

Did your state make the list? According to a report released last year by the American Society of Civil Engineers, one out of every 11 bridges in the United States is rated structurally deficient. Federal guidelines define a structurally deficient bridge as one that has one or more critical components, such as the superstructure, substructure […]

The Elastic Perspective Carnisselande The Netherlands

12 of the World’s Most Unusual Bridges

Why did they do that? In a world of banal bridges, new ones are being built that inspire fresh thinking, improve the lives of people and in a few cases, make us smile or even laugh. Check out some of the world’s most unusual bridges. Lego Bridge – Wuppertal, Germany View underneath the unique Lego Bridge. […]

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 […]