The Different Components of a Bridge

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Nowadays, bridges have become commonplace in our modern society. They offer great solutions to problems such as carrying heavy loads across long distances or providing a safe route for pedestrians and vehicles. But have you ever wondered how…

The Best Practices in Bridge Management

Proper bridge construction management is necessary to keep a project organized and completed within the budget and schedule. However, managing such a large project such as a bridge's construction may seem daunting, so we've listed some of the…

A Globally Booming Bridge Construction Market

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With the sudden outburst of COVID-19 last year, many individuals were concerned about how it would affect the economy. Despite the negative effects of the pandemic, studies indicate a steady rise in the global bridge construction market. Here's…

What Does a Bridge Engineer Do?

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Bridges play a key role in our lives by connecting our communities, promoting commerce travels, and contributing to our country’s economic development. But who designs these bridges and what does a bridge engineer do? Bridge Engineers Bridge…

What is Modular Construction for Bridges

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At the start of any construction project, you have to ask what materials and method would best accomplish your goal. You've probably come across modular bridge construction and you've wondered what is it and should you consider it. We've…
Earth Day: Environmental Impact of Construction

Earth Day: Reducing Environmental Impact of Construction

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It's no surprise that construction has a huge impact on the environment. Although many structures can not be built sustainably today, we should still try to reduce our environmental footprint for tomorrow. However, you may be surprised to find…
Temporary vs Permanent Bridge Construction | U.S. Bridge

Permanent vs Temporary Bridge Construction: A Guide

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If you're attempting to restore an existing bridge or trying to replace a destroyed bridge, you may be wondering if you should erect a permanent bridge or a temporary one. Most likely, you're thinking of building a temporary bridge construction…
Prefabricated Bridge

Prefabricated Bridges: When and Why to Use Them

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Many decisions are made when it comes to new bridge construction, one of those is the choice of a prefabricated bridge or built on-site construction. How do you know which one works best for your project? Here's a guide to help you understand…
Benefits Of ABC

Benefits of Accelerated Bridge Construction and Bridge Kits

We explain the benefits of Accelerated Bridge Construction and how it reduces steel bridge construction costs by shortening project time.

Pre-Engineered Building Solutions Set Construction Industry for Growth

With new bridges and infrastructure on the way, we expect 2020 to be a big year for the construction industry. In addition, laborers are working hard to improve projects by enhancing the design and building process. As of late, the pre-engineered…

Construction Management Planning for Effective Projects

Construction planning is the very first step in construction management. Workers in the industry are well aware that an initial plan leads the pathway for successful construction. However, thorough project management goes far beyond a simple…

Pre-Planning Projects with a Strategy-Based Approach

Devising a plan is one of the necessary steps that lead to successful construction. In order to build the best quality bridge, construction workers must strategically plan the process ahead of time. Before deciding what is going to be built,…
Achieving Job Satisfaction

Achieving Job Satisfaction in Construction

Nothing beats the feeling of looking forward to work the next day. Over the years, job satisfaction in the workforce has increased significantly. In fact, according to the Employee Job Satisfaction and Engagement Report led by the Society for…
Cloud Technology Serves To Transform Construction

Transforming Construction with Cloud Technology

In addition to the general workforce, cloud technology has served its purposes in various industries. In fact, the construction industry has benefited greatly from cloud-based tools. It serves as a communication source between workers on and…
The Future Of Construction Technology And Millennials In The Industry

Millennials and Technology in the Construction Industry

Views on the construction industry are beginning to change as technology becomes more and more prevalent. This is true in many areas of the workforce. For a long time, the construction industry has been considered the last to embrace technology.…
Recovering Materials From Construction And Demolition

Recovering Materials from Construction and Demolition Projects

The mission to enforce more eco-friendly solutions is paving the way in today's workforce. In fact, construction companies are discovering new ways to implement this cause and illustrate safety and recovery in the industry. It requires construction…
Ohio's Construction Boom

Ohio's Construction Boom

Economic forecasters predict a slowdown in the construction industry. However, this does not seem to apply to Ohio's metropolitan area. Our buckeye state is experiencing a construction boom with more than $4 billion in new starts (this year)…
Using Construction Technology To Make Up For Labor Shortages

Utilizing Construction Technology to Make Up for Labor Shortages

Since the Great Recession, the construction industry has yet to recover from skilled labor shortages. This is true due to the loss of millions of jobs between 2006-2011. As the industry is withstanding thousands of unfilled positions, construction…
Incorporating High Tech On The Eisenhower Memorial Construction

Eisenhower Memorial: Incorporating High-Tech Construction

Looking back, the construction industry has evolved to fit into the digital world of today. Companies are experiencing major innovation improvements in structure design. Things like utilizing virtual and augmented reality to ideate, construct,…
The Importance of Bridge Building Scheduling

The Importance of Bridge Building Scheduling

Did you know that some places in the United States and around the globe impose certain restraints when it comes to bridge building? For example, Mission Bay area of San Diego does not allow bridge construction from Memorial Day to Labor Day.…