Functionally absolute

May 11, 2009
The collapse of the I-35W Bridge in Minneapolis in August 2007 briefly diminished public confidence about the nation’s aging infrastructure. Among engineers and lawmakers alike...

Moving right along

March 16, 2009
The New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) owns and operates the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway and is dedicated to the safe, efficient movement of people, goods...

Bridging the visual gap

Jan. 28, 2009
In the next 18 months, the Massachusetts Port Authority’s (Massport) Tobin Memorial Bridge will be the state’s first bridge to have a wireless high-tech structural health monitoring...

All hands on decks, piers, etc.

May 14, 2008
Tennessee emerged from a January MSNBC analysis as one of only four states to have all its bridges inspected on schedule. MSNBC analyzed federal records for the National Bridge...

Inspector gadgets

Nov. 16, 2007
On Aug. 2, just one day after the I-35W Bridge collapse in Minneapolis, the Federal Highway Administration issued a technical advisory urging departments of transportation and...