| by admin | No comments

Why I’m going to a bridge construction site

I’m getting ready to get off the phone with a bridge project company.I want to build a bridge.This will be the first time I’ll be doing bridge construction in my life, so I’m a little nervous.I’m in the middle of a project that I’m very passionate about and I’m sure a lot of people would […]

Read More
| by admin | No comments

How the pontoon bridge is being built

PONTON BRIDGE construction is getting under way on the Inner Belt Bridge.It’s a project that’s been in the works for years.In the past two years, more than a dozen bollards have been erected on the bridge, which is just a short walk from a shopping mall.The pontoon is a new bridge that is meant to […]

Read More
| by admin | No comments

How to build a new flyover in your neighborhood

A new bridge is under construction on Interstate 5 in Houston, Texas.The new bridge will be completed in 2019, and is expected to open by 2021.It will connect the Houston Beltline to Interstate 10, linking the East and West coasts.The bridge was initially proposed by the Houston County Flood Control District and will be operated […]

Read More
| by admin | No comments

What’s happening with the Wynyard Bridge construction project?

Updated May 23, 2018 09:37:47 The Wynyard Waterfront Development Authority and its partner in the Wynyards Waterfront project, Waterfront Property Development Corp., are scheduled to begin construction on a $1.6 billion project to replace the iconic Bruce Lee Bridge with a new bridge over the Florida Straits.Construction on the bridge project is expected to be […]

Read More
| by admin | No comments

How to build a bridge in the Jordan Valley

Jordan Valley, Arizona—The Jordan Valley is the site of one of the world’s largest bridges, the Peoria Bridge.It was built in 1864 by the Peice Brothers to link New York City with the Mississippi River.Today, the bridge is the most popular tourist attraction in the world.The bridge was constructed in the same year that construction […]

Read More
| by admin | No comments

‘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 […]

Read More
| by admin | No comments

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 […]

Read More
| by admin | No comments

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, […]

Read More
| by admin | No comments

‘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 […]

Read More
| by admin | No comments

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 […]

Read More