Tag: Bridges

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New Face ‘bridges the gaps’ – both literal and figurative

ASCE New Face of Civil Engineering Danielle Schroeder doesn’t simply work on bridges. She is the bridge.

University of California, San Diego shake table to be upgraded

The world’s largest high-performance outdoor shake table, a backbone of seismic studies, will be upgraded to move in six directions by October.

Slideshow: Winning cycle and pedestrian bridge design features restrained curves

The bridge in Heidelberg, Germany, will connect the city’s central train station with an express bike pathway on the opposite riverbank.

Three keys to taking a great bridge photo

Bridge engineer Danielle Schroeder offers three tips on what makes a great bridge photo.

Brent Spence Bridge, important conduit between Kentucky and Ohio, reopens

The bridge, which spans the Ohio River, was closed after a serious crash. The structure reopened a day ahead of schedule after a coordinated repair project.

Former NY/NJ Port Authority chief dies at 89; one of ASCE’s first OPAL winners

Eugene J. “Gene” Fasullo, whose long love affair with engineering led to his appointment as chief engineer of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, has died. He was 89.

Testing bridge structure vibration using a similarity model

Bridge structures, which account for a large proportion of high-speed railways and urban rail transits, produce vibration that radiate low-frequency structural noise. This low-frequency noise can affect people’s physical and mental health, as well as affect ancient buildings along the line; the manufacture of precision instruments and equipment; and the use of high-precision laboratories. The authors of new paper in the Journal of Aerospace Engineering,...

Slideshow: Foster + Partners unveils Guangming Hub master plan

Foster + Partners has released its competition-winning design for the Guangming Hub, a transit-focused development on a high-speed rail link in Shenzhen, China.

Dodge construction forecast outlines road to recovery

The forecast projects that the pandemic-related recession should be short-lived, but future construction spending will remain stagnant if there is no vaccine or infrastructure stimulus package.

The ASCE Report Card advocates for infrastructure

ASCE’s Report Card for America’s Infrastructure and state assessments have had a lasting impact on the way politicians and policymakers address the nation’s critical infrastructure needs.