Might a recent agreement to fund water projects pave the way for more transportation spending? That's what positive signals out of Washington seem to indicate. Just one small obstacle stands in the way: how to finance road and bridge projects.
Oct 30, 2013 The Wall Street Journal
Evan Soltas pens a contrarian take on the state of America's infrastructure, equating those who repeatedly warn of crumbling roads and bridges to a bunch of "Chicken Littles."
Apr 10, 2013 Bloomberg View
With the federal government unable to agree on much of anything, state and local taxpayers are bearing the burden for repairing and replacing America's aging infrastructure says a new report from Standard & Poor’s Rating Services.
Oct 29, 2012 The Washington Post
John Schwartz reports on a bridge replacement technique that demonstrates innovation in construction, as well as customer service.
Apr 19, 2012 The New York Times
Plans to transform New York's Tappan Zee Bridge into a park have captured the public's imagination, but some speculate it's just a pipe dream, Peter Applebome reports.
Apr 6, 2012 The New York Times
As state authorities prepare to replace the aging bridge, local officials and interest groups propose an "exciting" alternative to demolition.
Feb 25, 2012 New York Times
Transit agencies and railroad companies realize the importance of infrastructure, as their train cars roll over bridges and through tunnels every day. This article looks at advances in bridge construction begin driven by these private industries.
Nov 14, 2011 Progressive Railroading
Architecture for Humanity has asked 9 design firms to dream up an upgrade for Coleman Oval Skate Park, which is located directly underneath the Manhattan Bridge.
Oct 8, 2011 The Architect's Newspaper
While the photos of the flooded towns in New England captivated our attention, it is the devastation to the roads and bridges that has become the priority in the rebuilding effort - as they must be repaired or replaced to allow relief and rebuilding.
Sep 5, 2011 The New York Times - U.S.
A proposed 20-mile bridge would span the Red Sea to connect Egypt and Saudi Arabia -- connecting Arab states and reducing reliance on land passage through Israel.
Jul 20, 2011 Der Spiegel