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Muskingum County’s Short Span Steel Bridge Solution – Quicker, More Cost-Effective and Constructed in 30 Days!

When the Muskingum County (Ohio) Engineers Office (MCEO) needed to replace the structurally deficient Boggs Road Bridge near Zanesville, a detailed engineering analysis was conducted to compare the cost of replacing the existing bridge with steel or concrete. The original … Continue reading

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Sustainability in Steel Bridge Construction

Today’s bridges are being designed to last 30 to 80 years before major maintenance or replacement is required (CE News, Sept. 2011). ┬áTherefore, today’s infrastructure planning and design decisions will impact us far into the future – these decisions must … Continue reading

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