Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Opens in California

Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Opens in California

The Gerald Desmond Bridge, a cable-stayed span that replaces the adjacent arch bridge that connected the Port of Long Beach (POLB) with the California mainland for more than half a century, opened in early October. The six-lane, 2,000-foot-long bridge crosses Long...
Idaho Innovation Initiative Produces Big Ideas & Savings

Idaho Innovation Initiative Produces Big Ideas & Savings

By Reed Hollinshead Idaho is one of the fastest-growing states in the nation, with higher demand than ever on its transportation system of more than 12,000 lane miles of roads and highways, 1,830 bridges, and 31 backcountry airstrips. Like too many other states,...
Idaho Innovation Initiative Produces Big Ideas & Savings

Taking The Next Steps With Construction Robots

By Danielle Proctor Pittsburgh-based Advanced Construction Robotics (ACR) is bringing innovative robotics solutions to the transportation construction market and other building sectors. It’s the next step in the long-standing partnership of man and machine. Last year,...
Idaho Innovation Initiative Produces Big Ideas & Savings

Investigating Construction Management Software Options

By Greg Norris With most construction tradeshows and conferences cancelled due to COVID-19, software itself has become a leading venue for exploring software options. A growing number of contractors are connecting online with suppliers to evaluate the ROI value of new...
FHWA Launches Round Six of Every Day Counts Program

FHWA Launches Round Six of Every Day Counts Program

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA The COVID-19 pandemic has enhanced the importance of innovation and technology in the sixth round of the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Every Day Counts (EDC-6) program.  “Now more than ever innovation is critical,”...