Bridges

From federal and state funding updates to work schedules, cost projections and bids, bridge work, whether it is new construction or extensive renovations, is a huge part of the construction industry.



Georgia DOT Highway Projects for Fiscal Year 2021 Surpass $500M

In addition to the previously announced $62.7 million widening of state Route 133 from U.S. Highway 319 to Mike Horner Road in Colquitt County, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) awarded 14 other construction contracts for statewide transportation projects totaling $103.7 million late in 2020....


Bridging the Gap: MD 39's Replacement

The Maryland Department of Transportation's State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) currently is working on a $8.8 million bridge replacement project on MD 39 (Hutton Road) at the crossing of the Youghiogheny River in Crellin, which is in Garrett County....


VIDEO: Federal Transit Authority Announces $766.5M Grant to NJ Transit

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced a $766.5 million Capital Investment Grant (CIG) agreement with New Jersey Transit Corporation (New Jersey Transit) for the Portal North Bridge Project in Hudson County, N.J....


Missouri Fixes 100 Bridges in 2020

The Missouri Department of Transportation said that it replaced or rehabilitated 100 bridges in one year via a "Focus on Bridges" program developed by Gov. Mike Parson (R). "This was a major priority for our administration and we are proud of MoDOT for continuing to move these critical projects forward during one of the most challenging times for our state," Parson said in a statement....


Cincinnati Secures $125M for Western Hills Viaduct Project

The Western Hills Viaduct connects Interstate 75 and major roads on Cincinnati's West Side and in Hamilton County to the downtown and uptown areas of the city. It is a major transportation link that carries more than 55,000 vehicles a day over the Mill Creek Valley and a large, active railroad yard....


All Hands On Deck for Fort Eustis Bridge Job

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is heading up a bridge replacement in a sensitive and highly trafficked area of Newport News, Va. The contract was awarded to i+iconSOUTHEAST. Construction on the $17.8 million project began in spring 2020 and is expected to be complete by fall of 2022....


Ames Construction Crews Replacing Arizona's U.S. 60 Pinto Creek Bridge

Crews from Ames Construction, along with the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), are replacing the Pinto Creek Bridge, located on U.S. 60 about 6 mi....


Louisiana DOT Replacing Bridges on Opposite Ends of State

Crews will soon get to work to replace a small road bridge in northwest Louisiana, while far to the southeast, between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, a temporary span across Bayou Chevreuil is already being built to carry traffic once efforts ramp up on a longer, wider bridge in 2022....


NCDOT Awards Several Road, Bridge Contracts

In the two days before Christmas, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) played Santa Claus by presenting Tarheel drivers and out-of-state motorists with several upcoming road improvement projects statewide as well as an upgrade to a coastal bridge....


ETB Crews on Pace to Complete FM 2206 Project

East Texas Bridge Inc. (ETB) started operations last July to widen a portion of FM 2206/Harrison Road from Loop 281 to Fisher Road in the city of Longview (Gregg County), a $15.16 million Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) project that is taking the road from one lane in each direction to two, with a center turn lane....