By Oldcastle Precast
Montana Department of Transportation’s (MDT) Deep Creek Canyon Weekend Bridges Replacement receives several statewide and regional awards, a regional award in 2015 America’s Transportation Awards,
Construction iQ is delighted to announce the launch of a new Bridges EU & Russia multimedia resource centre providing regularly updated content, including interviews, infographics and articles for the bridge construction community to download free.
Sander den Blanken, Associate Director at Arup, joined Construction IQ for an exclusive interview, discussing the key projects and trends in the European bridge construction market – highlighting the focus on maintaining the existing network.
This infographic provides an overview of the number of Road Bridges in Russia. It also sets out the Russian Transport Investment Plan for 2010-2011 and actual spend. Finally it summarises the Revised Federal Program for Development 2012-2019.
With numerous infrastructure projects planned over the coming years, Russian and European bridge design and construction professionals continue to look for cost-effective solutions to help resolve their key challenges.
Nicolae Bidiga, Bridge Engineering Manager at Atkins Rail Solutions, and David Smith, Structures Service Director at Atkins Highways and Transportation, join Construction IQ to discuss developments and challenges in the European bridge industry.
Infrastructure of any kind has significant construction challenges that can see deadlines pass unmet and budgets double or triple.
Jaap Bakker, senior specialist at the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, joins Construction IQ to dicsuss the challenges inherent in working with life cycle costs.
By Barbara Bogo - Oldcastle Precast, Inc
An integral part of the dam construction included a 10' by 10' concrete riser discharging to a 6-foot diameter reinforced concrete pipe and three (3) precast concrete three-side bridge sections that made up the road crossing for emergency spillway.
By Rani Kuppusamy
Key issues faced by the bridge designers in Asia are multiple: increasing span lengths, demand for aesthetic structures, shortened ‘concept to commission’ period and a recent surge in seismic activity.