5 Tips for Starting a New Building Project

Seasoned builders know the importance of getting their ducks in a row before starting a new building project. But crossing your ts and dotting your is can be even more important if you are newer to managing construction projects; one misstep…

Abandoned Public Infrastructure as Parks

Have you ever passed by an abandoned structure that’s fallen into disarray and thought, “What a waste?" Luckily, many of these eyesores have been turned into beautiful, green spaces for public recreation. Here are some examples of neglected…

Top 10 Structural Steel Marvels Around the World

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October was last month, and the construction sector had a lot to celebrate with SteelDays (October 17–20) and World Architecture Day (October 2)! To commemorate the hard working people in the steel industry and the incredible structures they…

Reconnecting Communities in Puerto Rico

U.S. Bridge has partnered with Puerto Rico in the past few years to create some incredible structures on the island. But in recent years, a number of devastating hurricanes have hit the region and caused significant damage; in fact, NOAA estimates…

The Rise of Autonomous Construction Equipment

The age of technology is in full swing, but some people fear that artificial intelligence will take over too many existing jobs and put people out of work. Others, many industry leaders included, welcome the addition of AI in the workforce.…

The Importance of Adopting Green Construction Practices

Sustainability is a hot topic lately; stakeholders across all industries are being compelled to switch their practices to incorporate more “green” practices in the interest of protecting the planet from further pollution and complying with…

Under (and Over) the Sea: Traveling with a Bridge Tunnel

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Have you ever been driving on a bridge you’re not familiar with and then, all of a sudden, the road starts to lead you underwater? You may feel nervous, amazed, and even confused at first, but bridge tunnels are safe and incredibly effective…

How to Combat Bridge Corrosion

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Whether you are dealing with a giant suspension, cable-stayed, or truss bridge, your structure is sensitive to corrosion over time. Many things can cause corrosion, including natural elements like fire and water damage. But over time, corrosion…

5 Famous Bridges Around the World

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Some locations are defined by their distinct skylines or unique transportation systems. But many iconic cities also boast famous bridges that decorate their harbors. These examples stand across the world as great bridges that are the peak of…

How an Inspection Robot Can Improve Bridge Safety

Many areas of the United States have bridge infrastructure that is in terrible condition. Regular inspections are essential to identify potential issues and prevent catastrophic failures that can endanger human lives and cause significant…

How The Bridge Industry Can Beat Inflation

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Over the past few years, inflation has increased the price of everyday essentials and almost everything used in the bridge and building sectors. The skyrocketing prices shocked many manufacturers, resulting in cold feet and desperate attempts…

How Computational Design Helps the Bridge Industry

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Since being introduced to the workplace in the 1980s, computers have greatly altered the world including the construction industry. With time, computers and software began to improve the 2D drawing process, along with the ability to perform…

The Unique Features of the Moxahala Creek Bridge

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U.S. Bridge takes on plenty of unique projects. However, one of our most distinct builds was the bridge along County Road 41 over Moxahala Creek in 2018. Muskingum County Engineering carried out site plans while U.S. Bridge designed, contracted,…

U.S. Bridge Connects Marion and Wyandot County

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In 2021, U.S. Bridge designed, fabricated, and installed a bridge between Wyandot County and Marion County. This rural part of Route 68 straddles Salt Rock Township in Marion County and Pitt Township in Wyandot County and runs for over 20 miles.…

Replacing the Showman Arch Bridge in Newark, Ohio

This past month, the City of Newark, Ohio, shut down the deteriorating Showman Arch Bridge on Cherry Valley Road without notice, disrupting traffic flows and angering much of the community. As a result, the city plans to reopen the crossing…

Global Accelerated Bridge Construction

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In 2005, U.S. Bridge began to expand and provide accelerated bridge construction in international markets. Because of our ability to assemble our bridges here in the United States, we can containerize and transport them anywhere in the world.…
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How to Attract Top Talent to Your Construction Workforce

October marks the beginning of Careers in Construction Month, and we’re celebrating the men and women who make up the construction industry. Careers in Construction Month also raises awareness about the various career opportunities within…

U.S. Bridge Still Standing After Hurricane Fiona

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Just two days before the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Maria, Hurricane Fiona struck Puerto Rico's southwest coast. Floodwaters rose swiftly, forcing evacuation and rescues across the island. The rushing water swallowed cars, flooded houses,…
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Top Emerging Technologies in Construction

New and emerging technologies in construction develop at a rapid pace, making for some major changes in bridge design. They offer engineers more accurate models and detailed analyses of bridges and other projects, making for more advanced construction…

U.S. Bridge is Ready to Respond to Yellowstone Flooding

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The recent events pertaining to the Yellowstone flooding have left all of us heartbroken. The devastating flooding that took place last month is the result of an extreme onset of spring rains combined with melting snow rushing down the Montana…