U.S. DOT report on highway, transit conditions reveals $926 billion infrastructure investment need

U.S. DOT report on highway, transit conditions reveals $926 billion infrastructure investment need

January 17th, 2017 by

A new report on the state of America’s transportation infrastructure — 2015 Status of the Nation’s Highways, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and Performance — confirms that more investment is needed not only to maintain the nation’s highway and transit systems but to overcome a nearly trillion-dollar investment backlog.

Danielle Kleinhans joins NSBA as managing director

Danielle Kleinhans joins NSBA as managing director

January 10th, 2017 by

Danielle D. Kleinhans, Ph.D., P.E., joined the National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA), a division of the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), as its new managing director.

PANYNJ board issues draft $32 billion, 10-year capital plan

PANYNJ board issues draft $32 billion, 10-year capital plan

January 6th, 2017 by

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) Board of Commissioners issued an unprecedented $32 billion draft 2017-2026 Capital Plan for public comment and review.

Modjeski and Masters names Michael Britt president

Modjeski and Masters names Michael Britt president

January 5th, 2017 by

Modjeski and Masters, a nationwide leader in the design, inspection, and rehabilitation of all bridge types, including long-span and movable structures, welcomed Michael F. Britt as company president on January 1, 2017.

Registration now open for 2017 NASCC: The Steel Conference in San Antonio

Registration now open for 2017 NASCC: The Steel Conference in San Antonio

December 13th, 2016 by

If you’re involved in the design or construction of steel buildings or bridges, NASCC: The Steel Conference is your once-a-year opportunity to engage with more than 4,500 of your peers and learn the latest design concepts, construction techniques and cutting-edge research.

Modjeski and Masters wins NYSBA contract

Modjeski and Masters wins NYSBA contract

December 9th, 2016 by

Modjeski and Masters announced its selection for the New York State Bridge Authority’s (NYSBA) General Consulting and Inspection Services contract. Modjeski will perform bridge maintenance inspections and related work for the bridges under the jurisdiction of NYSBA for three years

Researchers look at ways to improve Pennsylvania bridges

Researchers look at ways to improve Pennsylvania bridges

November 3rd, 2016 by

Researchers at Penn State, in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), are conducting a study to identify the key factors that are contributing to premature bridge deck cracking on many of Pennsylvania’s 22,000 bridges.

2016 AISC Code of Standard Practice now available for free download

2016 AISC Code of Standard Practice now available for free download

October 18th, 2016 by

ANSI/AISC 303-16 — the 2016 AISC Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges — is now available as a free PDF download.

U.S. DOT announces $5 million for emergency repairs to roads and bridges damaged by Hurricane Matthew in North Carolina

U.S. DOT announces $5 million for emergency repairs to roads and bridges damaged by Hurricane Matthew in North Carolina

October 14th, 2016 by

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the immediate availability of $5 million in Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help begin road and bridge repairs damaged by Hurricane Matthew in North Carolina.

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