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The Ambassador Bridge

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August 14, 2019 More bridges Bridge # 9 The Ambassador Bridge The Ambassador Bridge is the busiest international border crossing in North America in terms of trade volume, carrying more than 25% of all merchandise trade between the United States and Canada. The bridge carries 60 to 70 percent of commercial truck traffic in the […] via In my 80s — jdanielhessblog
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Markey Bridge — The Bridgehunter’s Chronicles

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Originally posted on Milford Street: I saw this bridge in Revere, MA and liked the lines especially with the buildings in the background. Shapes and lines are often best shown in B&W, but I know that when I show only the B&W, there is often a request for the color version. And the light was… via Markey Bridge — The Bridgehunter's Chronicles
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Arizona pony trusses Mystery Bridge Nr. 119: The Pony Trusses From Nowhere? — The Bridgehunter’s Chronicles

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HOLBROOK, ARIZONA- Fellow pontist James McCray had an interesting found that was brought to the attention of the readers via bridgehunter.com. During his recent trip in Navajo County in Arizona, he found six pony trusses alongside a road west of Holbrook. They are near I-40 and US Highway 180 which used to be Route 66 […] via Mystery Bridge Nr. 119: The Pony Trusses From Nowhere? — The Bridgehunter's Chronicles
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BHC Pic of the Week Nr. 59 — The Bridgehunter’s Chronicles

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The first pic of the week since the move is actually a throwback to last year’s trip to the US. During a week-long stay in Pittsburgh visiting friends and doing some activities, we ran across the first of two bridges, spanning the tracks of the Norfolk and Southern Railroad at West Park. The two spans […] via BHC Pic of the Week Nr. 59 — The Bridgehunter's Chronicles
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Bridge Maintenance — Connections2Excellence

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Welcome back to Connections2Excellence! We have looked at types of bridges, covered bridges, bridge construction, bridge foundations and support, bridges around the world, unique bridges, bridges in our relationships, and bridges in the arts. On Faith Connection Friday, we connect these concepts to our faith. As we draw this bridge to a close, we recognize […] via Bridge Maintenance — Connections2Excellence
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Safer and lower cost bridge inspections — Traffic Talk

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So, you’re a highway inspector and you are tasked with inspecting a bridge. Roadway – OK. Structure and supports – check. But how about the top? What if you are evaluating the soaring trusses of a bridge like the Tappen Zee over the Hudson, or any bridge with structures that reach far above the lanes […] via Safer and lower cost bridge inspections — Traffic Talk
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BHC Pic of the Week Nr. 63 — The Bridgehunter’s Chronicles

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This week’s pic of the week is a throwback to eight years ago and to this bridge. The Ellsworth Ranch Bridge, located in Emmet County, Iowa, is one of five remaining Thacher truss bridges left in the United States and one of two of its kind left in Iowa. Patented by Edwin Thacher in 1881, […] via BHC Pic of the Week Nr. 63 — The Bridgehunter's Chronicles
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Iowa County Engineer to Save Over $100,000 Using Innovative Steel Design for Bridge Replacement Project — Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance

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If you’re a county/state engineer or a bridge owner, cost is always a deciding factor in which material to choose for your next project. A new design using press-brake-formed steel tub girders (PBTG) is providing a durable, cost-saving solution for short span bridge projects. A PBTG bridge consists of modular galvanized shallow trapezoidal boxes fabricated […] via Iowa County Engineer to Save Over $100,000 Using Innovative Steel Design for Bridge Replacement Project — Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance
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