bridge rehabilitation
Structurally Deficient Bridges 101 [Infographic]
A significant number of U.S. bridges are rated “structurally deficient” according to the ARTBA. Specifically, about 30% of America’s bridges are in need of identifiable repair and the average age of...
Accelerated Bridge Construction: Best Practices and Techniques
Accelerated bridge construction (ABC), or “rapid bridge replacement”, is a bridge construction process that relies on advanced project planning and design, innovative materials, smarter procurement,...
bridge rehabilitation
When is a Deck Overlay Applied to a Bridge Deck?
Bridge deck overlays are most often used on existing bridges when their decks require rehabilitation, or when there is a lack of coverage of the deck’s steel reinforcement. However, bridge deck...
Using UHPC to Repair and Strengthen Steel Girders
Infrastructure rehabilitation, specifically bridge rehabilitation, has been a hot topic in the public sphere over the past several years. More than a matter of statistical and academic interest,...
Repair and Rehabilitation of Bridges: Choosing the Right Technique
According to the most recent data from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), 54,259 bridges of the 612,677 in the United States are considered “structurally deficient.”...
A Must-Have Guide to Concrete Mixing and Pouring Methods
While the latest infrastructure report card grades our infrastructure at a D+, our country’s bridges received a grade of C+ due to a high rate of structurally deficient bridges. Properly...