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.



Mobile, Ala., Bay Bridge Project Back on Track, But Funding Issues Still Loom

The Mobile River Bridge and Bayway project is one of those good news/bad news situations. The good news to report is that the long-discussed project is now back on track to be built, after local officials balked at putting tolls on its usage in 2019....


Spanning the Potomac: Three-Quarter-Billion-Dollar Bridge Replacement Under Way

The construction of a new Potomac River crossing from Charles County, Md., to King George County, Va., is well under way for the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA). Thousands of Marylanders depend on the Nice/Middleton Bridge daily for work, business and recreation....


Reconstruction Begins On Century-Old Border Crossing Span Over St. John River

The 100-year-old Madawaska/Edmundston International Bridge, which serves as a border crossing between Maine and Canada, is being reconstructed. Work began in April on the project that should be completed in 2025....


Reed & Reed Leads Twin Bridges in Vermont to Mid-Summer Completion

The construction of the Rockingham twin bridges, which travel over the Williams River and the Green Mountain Railroad on I-91 in Rockingham, Vt., will be completed in July, with Reed & Reed of Woolwich, Maine, finishing 24S, the southbound bridge....


Crews Replacing Historic Route 66 Rio de Flag Bridge

The Rio de Flag Flood Control Project is a 20-year effort between the city of Flagstaff and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prevent life/safety hazards and property damage caused by significant flood events in Flagstaff....


Granite Construction, Mahaffey Drilling Fix Railroad Issue in Encinitas

People living on or near North Vulcan Avenue in the Leucadia district of Encinitas had a problem. This beachfront community in north coastal San Diego County is home to Coast Highway 101 and Los Angeles to San Diego (LOSSAN) railroad tracks, which carry 37 passenger and freight trains per day....


Officials Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for U.S. 75 Bridge

Local leaders celebrated the official groundbreaking of a bridge that will link the pedestrian and bike trails on either side of U.S. Highway 75 in Dallas. The $9.3-million project is a partnership with the city of Dallas, Dallas County, North Central Texas Council of Governments, TxDOT and Friends of Northaven Trail....


Old River Road Overpass On I-16 Nears Its Finish

McLendon Enterprises Inc. is a few months away from completing the Georgia Department of Transportation's (GDOT) $8,575,000 Old River Road Overpass at Interstate 16 project in Bloomingdale, Effingham County....


Rehab of Northampton 'Free Bridge' in Pennsylvania to Resume in 2021

The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) said June 8 that it will start repairs later this year on the free bridge connecting Easton, Pa., and Phillipsburg, N.J., a project that was delayed several months due to COVID-19....


NCDOT Widens Strategic Highway

In an effort to improve traffic, construction crews in North Carolina are working on a stretch of I-40 from Raleigh to the I-40/NC 42 interchange in Clayton. The $360 million project was designed to help ease congestion and delays, make travel safer throughout the area and better accommodate motorists due to future growth....







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