Tag: Bridges

Par for the Course: Keeping the Bridge Open to the Open

In the golf world this week, all roads lead to the U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in Dodge County, Wisconsin. This high-caliber course is 35 miles northwest of Milwaukee, 115 miles from Chicago, 116 miles south of Green Bay, and 67 miles east of Madison. It’s not quite in the middle of nowhere, but… Read More »

When Emergency Strikes, Inspectors and Engineers Leap into Action

The Atlanta transportation system was dealt a colossal blow March 30 after a massive fire under Interstate 85 caused a large bridge section to collapse. The blaze, apparently set intentionally, brought instant headaches to hundreds of thousands of commuters – even prompting the governor to declare a state of emergency. The collapse was a topic… Read More »

Infrastructure Grades Reveal Rail Improvements, Concerns about Public Transit

By Thomas Tym Technology Solutions Leader The American Society of Civil Engineers released the 2017 Report Card for America’s infrastructure earlier today. Similar to a school report card, the study outlines the condition of the nation’s bridges, water, transportation, and other infrastructure in letter grade format. As someone with a background in infrastructure management, I… Read More »