Preliminary bridge design is more of an art than a science and getting off to the right start is key to a successful project.
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Bridge bearings - the glue - or the grease - between the superstructure and the substructure.
The concept of pre-stressing is one which every structural engineer wishes they had discovered.
A bridge designed for some level of earthquake is better than a bridge not designed for one at all.
The American Road and Transportation Builders Association estimates that 230,000 bridges need replacement or major rehabilitation – at an estimated cost of $164 billion.
While expansion joints may seem like a small aspect of a larger bridge project, it is one of the more important aspects.
As a follow up to my “Spanning Further with Splice Girders” article from January 2020, I’m highlighting the Rockingham Bridge Project, which I designed.
FRP brings new life to a storied and beloved bridge in Vermont.
There may be no cure for fatigue in steel, but we have learned to cope with the symptoms.
Consigned to secondary routes, many timber bridges are among the older of our bridge assets. How can we preserve and prolong the life of these bridges?