Investigators looking into the collapse of a Pittsburgh bridge want transportation officials nationwide to examine more than 10,000 other bridges with similar construction.
Trucks are traveling quicker on four special fast lanes at a U.S.-Mexico border crossing after the Texas city of Laredo helped complete a construction project to reduce traffic congestion at the World Trade Bridge.March 2, 2023
Kentucky and Ohio issued a call for construction and design proposals to fast-track the Brent Spence Bridge Corridor project.February 24, 2023
Protecting the safety of travelers over the Golden Gate Bridge, including 555,000 truck drivers carrying freight annually, was a key topic among Washington officials gathered in San Francisco near the iconic landmark to celebrate a $400 million federal grant for earthquake resiliency.January 27, 2023
President Joe Biden on Jan. 4 visited the worn-out Brent Spence Bridge in Kentucky as part of the administration’s renewed push to highlight the bipartisan infrastructure law.
Rural bridges that carry freight are among this year’s winners of $18.4 million in federal grants awarded to states evaluating whether to refurbish aging ones or build new spans.October 19, 2022
The Federal Highway Administration has issued a $2.36 billion funding notice to open applications for states and local officials to apply for money to improve bridge projects across the nation.June 10, 2022
The Federal Highway Administration has issued a final rule that will extend inspection requirements for some of the nation’s bridges from 24 months to 48 months, and in some cases, 72 months.
PITTSBURGH — The bridge that collapsed in Pittsburgh Jan. 28 showed deterioration during a September inspection that was not bad enough to require its closure, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said Jan. 31.
A 50-year-old bridge that collapsed in Pittsburgh had been rated as poor on a recent inspection report, but transportation officials and engineering experts cautioned that doesn’t necessarily signal imminent danger for the thousands of other U.S. bridges with the same designation.