News

May 08, 2018

Bridge design earns construction award

Larson Design Group’s innovative Pennsylvania Turnpike bridge slide project for Road-Con has garnered a 2017-2018 award from the Association for Bridge Construction and Design, Susquehanna Chapter.

Apr 21, 2018

State planning for I-295 closure when it replaces Portland bridge in 2 years

A (Maine) Department of Transportation spokesman confirmed that Interstate 295 will need to be closed in order for construction crews to slide a replacement bridge into place. Ted Talbot said in an email that the current thinking is to shut the bridge down to traffic for one weekend in April 2021.

Feb 05, 2018

STV Supports Accelerated Bridge Construction on PA Turnpike

STV, a leading provider of design and construction management services for the highway/bridge market area, is playing a key role in supporting the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s (PTC) first foray into accelerated bridge construction (ABC) throughout the Keystone State.

Jan 08, 2018

New laws to be introduced for roadworks in SA

The South Australian Government plans to improve traffic flows on state arterial roads by introducing new penalties for roadworks that cause unnecessary traffic delays.

Jan 01, 2018

The Academic Minute – Accelerated Bridge Construction

From Northeast Public Radio
The Academic Minute features researchers from colleges and universities around the world, keeping listeners abreast of what’s new and exciting in the academy and of all the ways academic research contributes to solving the world’s toughest problems and to serving the public good. This January 1, 2018 Academic Minute features Atorod Azizinamini talking about ABC.

 

Jul 31, 2017

Accelerated Construction Cuts Comm Ave Bridge Work Time

Before Friday’s generally smooth rollout of work to replace the eastbound lane of the Commonwealth Avenue bridge, the Massachusetts transportation secretary tried to be upbeat about the impending traffic disruption. “While it will be a hellish three weeks, if we weren’t using the accelerated bridge construction technique, it would be a hellish three or four or five years,” Stephanie Pollack said at news conference Tuesday by the half-century old bridge. …