Category Archives: Modular Bridges

New Bridge Design Saves Months in Construction Schedule

The town of Roseville, Ohio has a new short span steel bridge in place – the first of its kind in the state, with results that are attracting attention nationwide from county engineers; federal, state and local transportation officials; and bridge … Continue reading

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Turning a Challenge Into an Innovative Design Solution

“Necessity is the mother of invention,” claims a popular adage. But sometimes lasting change comes from a good old-fashioned challenge. One example is when the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) charged the North American steel industry in 2009 to “develop a … Continue reading

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Three Myths.. and the Reality… of Steel Bridges

There are a lot of “myths”or misconceptions surrounding the use of steel in bridge construction. These myths often arise out of past experience and don’t take into account changes in technology, improvements in materials and products or updated design and … Continue reading

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