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Archive for the ‘Bridges’ Category

Long Beach, CA: Gerald Desmond Bridge Construction Update

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
Long Beach, CA: Gerald Desmond Bridge Construction Update

In the latest Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project video update, Duane Kenagy, Capital Programs Executive at the Port of Long Beach, gives viewers an up-close look at pile cap construction.

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Iowa’s Top Transportation Challenges

Friday, February 20th, 2015

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Iowa must improve its system of roads, highways and bridges to foster economic growth and keep businesses in the state. In addition to economic growth, transportation improvements are needed to ensure safe, reliable mobility and quality of life for all residents. Meeting Iowa’s need to modernize and maintain its system of roads, highways and bridges will require a significant boost in local, state and federal funding.

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New Jersey’s Crumbling Bridges

Monday, February 16th, 2015
New Jersey’s Crumbling Bridges

On July 1st, all of the annual revenue that goes to the state’s Transportation Trust Fund will need to be used to pay down debt, meaning revenue intended to fix the state’s transportation infrastructure will dry up. When that happens, our already crumbling infrastructure will suffer even more, with more safety issues appearing over time.

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Granite City, IL: Chain of Rocks Canal Bridge Demolition

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
Granite City, IL: Chain of Rocks Canal Bridge Demolition

February 3, 2015: Bystanders watch as Granite City’s Chain of Rocks Canal Bridge explodes and falls into the canal.

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New Jersey: London Bridge Is Falling Down

Monday, February 9th, 2015
New Jersey: London Bridge Is Falling Down

On June 30th, our transportation trust fund will be insolvent. That means no more money for vital road and transit repairs. Don’t let our state grind to a halt. Visit SaferNJnow.com

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Oregon DOT: Too Many Starlings On The I-5 Bridge

Monday, January 26th, 2015
Oregon DOT: Too Many Starlings On The I-5 Bridge

This 2012 video describes our hazing techniques to deter starlings from roosting on the Interstate Bridge which carries Interstate 5 over the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington. Droppings from the starlings corrode the steel structure of the bridge and are unhealthy, unsafe and unpleasant for bridge users. These techniques are used nearly every winter.

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Riverside, MO: Fairfax Bridge Demolition Videos

Friday, January 23rd, 2015
Riverside, MO: Fairfax Bridge Demolition Videos

Multiple Angles of the Fairfax Bridge demolition in Riverside, Missouri on January 16, 2015.

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Jacksonville, FL: Overland Bridge Project Explanation

Thursday, January 8th, 2015
Jacksonville, FL: Overland Bridge Project Explanation

Insight to what the Overland Bridge project on I-95, downtown Jacksonville, Florida will accomplish when completed in summer 2016.

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San Diego, CA: East Palomar Street Bridge Demolition

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
San Diego, CA: East Palomar Street Bridge Demolition

Demolition of freeway overpass in San Diego – North View

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From Mine to Bridge: Boston’s Steel Infrastructure

Thursday, December 25th, 2014
From Mine to Bridge: Boston’s Steel Infrastructure

Steel is inherent to the Boston waterfront landscape. Transportation infrastructure such as bridges are essential to ease circulation throughout the harbor. These bridges are all made of steel. Where did this steel actually come from? From Mine to Bridge explores the supply chain of steel, from ore mining, to stock piling, manufacturing, and construction.

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