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Federal government says it will spend $1.1 billion to build two new bridges in Arizona

Federal officials say they will spend at least $1 billion on two new crossings at a time as construction of the Arizona Centennial Bridge continues.The bridge construction will begin in 2018, said the Department of Transportation.The Centennial will cross over the Pima County Line in Arizona.The county line will connect to Interstate 10, the only […]

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Video shows bridge construction in Queensboro

This week, the city of Queensboro, New York, announced a major bridge construction project on the city’s South Fork Road.The bridge, which is expected to be completed by late 2018, is being constructed with the help of a state-of-the-art robotic arm.The new bridge, called the Bridge of South Fork, will connect Queensboro to the North […]

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How to get a $100-billion bridge to connect Chicago with Washington

Bridge construction has been going on around the world for decades, and the project is one of the most expensive in U.S. history.But the cost of the project, which includes $80 billion in federal financing, could be significantly higher.The U.K.’s government announced Tuesday that it is buying two other U.N. sites for $40 billion.It is […]

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What the construction boom means for the US economy

New construction in the US is growing, but it’s not as fast as in the past, as construction companies are finding it harder to get financing. “Construction companies have been putting the brakes on spending, saying it’s going to take a while to get funding,” said Richard Tumulty, an economist at the Boston Consulting Group.“Now, I […]

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How the Braga Bridge is going to look when it opens to the public

The Braga bridge has been in the works for decades, but it will finally open to the world when it goes live this year.As a result, many people are wondering what the construction will look like.Here’s what you need to know about the Bragi project:How long will it take to complete?The bridge is expected to […]

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How to Build a New, Improved, Better Bridge in Dubai

“I would really like to build something that’s not only aesthetically pleasing but also more functional,” said Dr. Alaa Jafar, a consultant with the UAE National Bridge Engineering Institute.“I’d like to do things like improve the bridge’s ventilation system, add more space between the columns, improve the cable management, or upgrade the bridge to a […]

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Bridges at Portageville are under construction

The bridge under construction along the Portage Valley Parkway in Portage County, Minnesota, is expected to be completed in 2021.The Minnesota Department of Transportation says construction began in late August.The bridge will connect the northbound lanes of the Portages River Parkway to the westbound lanes, linking them to a new bridge in the town of […]

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How to bridge the UK’s bridge construction gap

By Tim GormanUK bridge construction is on track to get off to a great start with the government planning to use the UK construction industry as a template for other countries, to help it get off the ground.The government said last week it had received advice from the International Society of Civil Engineers (ISCE) that […]

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How to build a new Lunda Bridge for €4.8bn

LUNA, Northern Ireland – It is the first time since the construction of the Millennium Bridge in 1996 that a bridge of this size has been built on the island of Ireland.The €4,800-million LUNAS LADY is one of the most iconic bridges in Europe and has been the subject of a long-running controversy.Construction on the […]

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How to Build a Centennial Bridge

Winona, Minnesota (CNN) — There’s a long tradition of bridge construction on the Minnesota side of the Mississippi River.But the first bridge built to connect the two states has been a landmark.“The Mississippi River bridge was built on the very first bridge,” said Mike Kranz, vice president of the Minnesota Department of Transportation, adding that […]

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