Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has awarded a contract for inspections of major river bridges throughout the US state.
Over US$91.5 million in funding has been allocated towards the replacement of the Portal Bridge and associated rail upgrades in New Jersey, USA.
A memorandum has been published outlining potential ways in which the cracked West Seattle High Rise Bridge might fail.
A US$250 million contract has been approved for the first phase of work to replace the storm-damaged Raritan River Bridge in New Jersey, USA.
Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has said that it will oversee all aspects of design and construction to ensure the safe replacement of a bridge that collapsed while being built two years ago.
The US city of Boston has revealed the chosen option for the replacement of the Northern Avenue Bridge.
A contractor has been appointed to stabilise the cracked West Seattle High-Rise Bridge and plans have been put in place in case the structure appears about to collapse.
The final beam has been installed for the Gerald Desmond Bridge in California, USA.
The USA’s National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) has approved plans for a bridge that will also serve as a park over the Anacostia River in Washington, DC.
The US arm of structural safety body CROSS is seeking reports on new hazards arising from the Covid-19 pandemic.
The US city of Seattle has issued an update on efforts to stabilise the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge, which has been closed since cracking was discovered in March.
A joint venture has been appointed to build a new bridge linking Tampa and St Petersburg in Florida, USA.
The final design is now under way for the vertical lift span of a network tied arch bridge in California, USA.
The governor of the US state of Maryland has announced that a deck rehabilitation project on the Bay Bridge has been completed more than a year ahead of the original schedule.
Work is set to start this week on a project to add capacity for cyclists and pedestrians to a highway crossing in Arizona, USA.
New Hampshire Department of Transportation in the USA is beginning a two-and-a-half year bridge rehabilitation project this week.
A footbridge has collapsed onto a highway in Detroit, USA.
Noisy drilling operations for a US bridge project can now be carried out in the daytime as the lower traffic volumes during the Covid-19 pandemic mean that local roads can now be closed.
Crews working for Utah Department of Transportation in the USA have completed inspections of 520 bridges in the zone affected by an earthquake last week.
A study of efforts undertaken 20 years ago to mitigate corrosion of a reinforced concrete highway bridge has given researchers insights into the long-term effectiveness of different measures.
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