How To Improve Collaboration In Construction

A large-scale construction project can easily take hundreds of people from different trades to complete. But how do so many different individuals from various skills and backgrounds, work together to finish a job on time? Here are some ways…

Technology in the Construction Industry: AI & Data

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When thinking about technology in the construction industry, it's easy to picture electric vehicles, pneumatic drills, and other technological advancements in equipment. However, one area that often gets overlooked is the increasing use of computers…

Construction Site Security Practices

Construction sites are a common place for trespassing and theft to occur, especially when working on residential and commercial sites. In fact, a study conducted found that less than 25% of all items stolen from construction sites are ever recovered.…

President Biden Signs 1.2 Trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

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On August 10th the Senate passed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill intended to invest into America's economy and roadways. The approval on the 2, 702-page bill came after months of negotiations and deficit concerns. This past Monday, President…

Tips for Conflict Resolution in the Construction Industry

Unresolved conflicts in any workplace can cause a handful of lingering ill-effects such as poor morale, hostility, and inefficient work. The most effective way to handle a dispute is by being prepared with a response plan. To help we've compiled…

Careers in Construction Month

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All October long, organizations such as NCCER and BYF raise awareness about the diverse career opportunities in the construction industry. This event is called Careers in Construction Month and it takes place every year to help organizations…

World Architecture Day 2021

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Not many people would think of architecture as a vital part of society but it is! It changes the world we live in so many ways. And that's why it has its own day of celebration. Architecture Day is about recognizing its importance and the work…

A Construction Crisis Management Plan

A crisis on a construction site can mean a lot of different things; a natural disaster, medical emergency, hazardous materials or accidents, and more. No matter what it is, a crisis will always have a huge impact on job sites and project funding.…

How to Find Qualifying Subcontractors

Subcontractors play a key role in any construction project so it's important that you hire a qualifying subcontractor that will ensure your project's success. But how do you know what to ask or look for? Here's a brief introduction to the role…

Construction Industry Leaders: The U.S. Bridge Difference

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Although there are various manufacturing companies across the country, their products and services do not include what we like to call the U.S. Bridge difference. In fact, U.S. Bridge is the oldest company in the United States to be engaged…

The Lifespan of Structurally Deficient Bridges in America

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Have you ever driven over a bridge and wondered how old it was? In the United States alone there are more than 617,000 bridges, 12% of which are aged 80 years or older. But were all those bridges created at the same time or with the same method?…

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…
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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…
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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.