Tag: Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Beautiful Bridges: Structurally Sound, Aesthetically Pleasing

The United States has nearly 600,000 bridges, and our structural engineers have designed nearly 1,500 of them. All are important to their local transportation networks, and all have a visual impact on their surrounding environment. That’s why good bridge design considers aesthetics as well as structural integrity –and why our bridge designers bring an artistic… Read More »

Award-Winning Projects Help Celebrate National Public Works Week

It’s National Public Works Week, and we’re celebrating some award-winning projects! Three projects that Ayres Associates provided services for earned high praise during the American Public Works Association Wisconsin Chapter’s 2015 awards competition. The Waukesha CTH “L” (Janesville Road) Reconstruction project in the City of Muskego, the Bridge Lane Ravine Pedestrian Bridge project in the… Read More »

Sagging Saga: State Sums Up Bridge’s Dip

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has released a draft executive summary of its report on the sagging of Green Bay’s signature bridge, the Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge, which carries traffic on Interstate 43 over the Fox River near the bay. When a section of the bridge dipped about 2 feet a year ago on… Read More »