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A Short Span Steel Bridge Saves a Local Community

According to the American Society for Civil Engineers, more than 26% (one in four) of the nation’s bridges are either structurally deficient or functionally obsolete (see http://www.infrastructurereportcard.org/fact-sheet/bridges).  Over half of these bridges are in rural locations, and essential to the … 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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