A US federal court has been asked to take action over an alleged attempt to obtain trade secrets about the production of a range of steel bridges.
A tender is set to be issued for a design-build project involving the replacement of more than 100 bridges in the eastern USA.
The US state of New York has launched a design competition seeking ideas to improve the Buffalo Skyway bridge corridor and provide better access to the waterfront.
Cracks had been increasing in length daily prior to last year’s fatal collapse of a pedestrian bridge that was under construction in Florida, USA, according to newly released records.
The legislature in the US state of Washington has committed funds to restart planning for a new bridge to carry the I-5 highway over the Columbia River.
Utah Department of Transportation in the USA has awarded a US$94 million contract that includes the replacement of two bridges and the upgrading of eight others.
A campaign has been launched to fund the restoration of the Shaw Bridge - the finest surviving example of a bowstring truss bridge design that was patented by a leading 19th century engineer.
A research study carried out by two US universities has found that magnesium chloride deicers may be causing more hidden damage to bridges than previously thought.
The construction phase has now begun of a US$4.9 billion project to build a 3.6km elevated ‘people mover’ at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in the USA.
The USA’s Federal Highway Administration has approved a proposal to build a new bridge between the North Carolina communities of Aydlett on the mainland and Corolla on the Outer Banks.
The legislature in the US state of Washington has taken a first step towards the funding of a new bridge across the Columbia River.
Up to 2,000 vibration-powered sensors are to be installed on the Mackinac Bridge in Michigan, USA, following successful testing of 20 prototypes.
The company that was building the bridge that collapsed last year at Florida International University is reorganising its business under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code.
Inspections carried out during the replacement of a joint on California’s Richmond-San Rafael Bridge have identified the need for a further 31 new joints.
A joint venture made up of three major contractors has been chosen to build the US$3.3bn Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT) expansion project in Virginia, USA.
The city council in the US city of Salem, Oregon, has decided that it doesn’t want a new bridge.
Fourteen potential routes have been identified for a new crossing to relieve congestion on the 6.9km Chesapeake Bay Bridge in the USA.
California Transportation Commission has approved funding of over US$12 million towards the cost of a US$15.5 million bridge whose design will echo trees and bicycle wheels.
A task force in the US state of Louisiana has recommended the use of a public-private partnership to enable rapid replacement of the Interstate 10/Calcasieu River Bridge.
New York State Department of Transportation has awarded a consultancy contract for the rehabilitation of two century-old lift bridges over the Erie Canal.
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