Do you consider engineering drawings as art?
Do you think Baptiste Androuet du Cerceau and Guillaume Marchand used service life principles while designing Pont Neuf?
The king of the movable bridges - the vertical lift really does raise the roof on bridge design.
In this edition of The Bridge Guy we’ll be examining the swing bridge type, one of the three most common modern movable bridge types.
Evolving from the medieval drawbridge, the modern bascule bridge is an engineering marvel.
Of the 617,000 bridge in the United States, only around 3,000 have a movable span. Why so few?
As the old adage goes, use the right tool for the right job. The same goes for retaining walls.
Often marginalized, many bridges just wouldn't exist without them. Retaining walls - the best sidekick a bridge could hope to have.
Covered bridge's scarcity, their novelty and yes their impracticality in the modern world, are what give them their romantic appeal. Memories of a simpler time to those who knew them.
Happy New Year everyone! Today marks the first birthday of TheBridgeGuy and I’ve enjoyed bringing you interesting stories from the world of Bridge Engineering over this last year. 2021 promises to be just as interesting and...