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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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Why the new $150 million residential bridge is a real asset

The new $149.8 million residential Bridge of the Americas will connect two cities in Mexico’s Central America with the Caribbean, making the region a hub for commerce and tourism.But it is also a major undertaking.The new bridge will be built to a height of 17 feet and carry a total of 1.2 million vehicles per […]

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What’s going on with the Anacostica Bridge construction

Anacos has been closed to all traffic since October 31st.Here’s what we know about the construction of the new bridge.The bridge is being built on the eastern edge of the city.Anacosis construction workers were still finishing up the first section of the bridge on October 31.The second and third sections were completed on November 10th […]

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How to tell if a bridge is ready to go

Construction has begun on a $1.1 billion bridge over the Stirling River in the Central Highlands.Key points:The project has been dubbed “Project Stirling” because of the river’s proximity to the railway tracks.It will link Stirling and the Central Coast city of Port Augusta to provide a link between the towns of Port Adelaide and StirlingThe […]

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How to avoid bridge construction related injuries

Workers from the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Aviation Safety Investigations Division (ASID) are examining the bridge construction and maintenance project at the Newport Coast Airport, a joint venture between the Federal Railroad Administration and the state of Oregon.The work is being overseen by ASID’s Aviation Safety Division, which has been focused on aviation safety for […]

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When the New York Stock Exchange is closed, a ‘new economy’ will be created in Shanghai

Business Insider article China is the latest country to open its markets to tourists from around the world after a year-long slump.China’s stock markets opened on Monday for the first time since January, allowing tourists to invest in Chinese stocks on the global exchange.But China has been slow to ease restrictions on the number of […]

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How to build the next Sacramento bridge

The Sacramento River Bridge has long been seen as a critical transportation link between the city and the state.Its construction, which began in 1968 and is expected to take up to six years, has been hailed as the biggest in US history.But now, just two years after its completion, a new bridge could be in […]

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Spanish bridge to be built in Bolivia

Construction on a Spanish bridge across the Bolivian border has begun.The building of the bridge will be the first of its kind in Latin America.The work is part of the Bolívar region’s economic recovery and economic development, which began with the Boláns’ entry into the European Union in 2014.The bridge, the first under construction in […]

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‘It’s going to take a while’: ‘I’ve never felt so alone’

The first day of the Trump era has been tough for many Americans.As the country gears up for a weeklong holiday and a partial shutdown, there’s been a lot of talk about the president’s lack of empathy for the people who are struggling and the nation’s economy is in a tailspin.But some of the biggest […]

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