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The Power of Standardization for Bridge Design

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is undertaking a massive rapid-bridge replacement program and conducting it in a way that makes a lot of sense. Bernard Harris details the process in “Public-Private Partnerships Reinventing PennDOT” (LancasterOnline, May 14, 2014). In … 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).  Therefore, today’s infrastructure planning and design decisions will impact us far into the future – these decisions must … Continue reading

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