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‘Tobin bridge’ is a bridge, but it is not the end of the world

By Tania Sato and Sarah Mertz, Wall Street Journal Staff WriterThe first time I saw this photo, I was struck by the way the riverbank was so wide that it almost looked like a beach.A couple of months later, I realized the same thing: This is the largest, and the longest, bridge in New York […]

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Why are the Chelsea Bridge construction plans for the west of the city still not finalised

Construction of a new pedestrian bridge between Stamford Bridge and the city centre is still going ahead despite a new round of funding for the project.The city has been in talks with developers for two years, with the aim of building a new six-lane pedestrian crossing on the west side of the river, with a […]

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The Best Bridges in America

By now you probably know that the United States has the world’s best bridges.The U.S. also has the most bridges in the world.The New York Times named New York the world capital of bridges, while the Wall Street Journal called it the world leader in bridges.But while we’ve been the best bridge builders for decades, […]

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‘It’s not as if there are more bridges in New Zealand’

Construction of a new “truss bridge” in Auckland will not begin until 2019, with the first of four truss bridges to be completed on the site in 2019.Construction will begin in November 2020.Key points: Work on the new truss-bridges will begin by 2019, while a new crossing will be constructed on the other side of […]

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When to stop and think about the bridge abutments

When we look at the arriving bridge at Chafalara, it seems to be a big, beautiful structure, but it’s actually a bridge that’s been in development for many years, and the project has been under development for a while now.We recently sat down with bridge contractor and engineer Bob Arrigoni to learn more about the […]

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How to buy a new bridge in Canada?

The Canadian Bridge Building and Engineering Association says the federal government will spend $55 million on a new concrete and steel bridge, but only if the new construction is built within a six-month window.The project is expected to be completed in 2019.The group says construction of the new bridge will start in 2019 and be […]

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Which state will be most impacted by construction of the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

A new report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) has found that the US is most vulnerable to the construction of a new US-Australia border.The report, released today, suggests that the TPP would likely cause a sharp drop in trade between the two countries, with trade between those countries down by around 50% by 2026.The […]

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Construction on a bridge over the Mississippi River to be completed by 2022

WASHINGTON — The United States has begun construction on a $300 million bridge over a river that separates the two countries.The bridge will be about the size of a football field, and will cross the river at a height of nearly 6,000 feet.It is part of a $1.2 trillion effort to build a bridge to […]

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How to fix a bridge that’s crumbling

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it is investigating an engineering fault that could have cost thousands of lives in the Blackfriar Bridge construction project.Key points:The bridge, built by U.N. contractors Knight and Knight, is the first major structure to collapse in the city since 2010The U.K. has since shut down the entire span […]

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Why Is The Gateway Arch Bridge Construction Now So Late?

Gateway Arch Bridges are supposed to be constructed in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, but construction has been delayed due to flooding in Ohio.As a result, it is expected that the bridge will open this Thanksgiving.The bridge is expected to open for a total of six hours before it’s due to open, as the weather […]

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