Bridges

June 28, 2017, 8am PDT
Innovation means different things to different people. For Bridges to Prosperity (B2P), a nonprofit that builds footbridges in the developing world, it’s a way to help people thrive despite limited resources.
Doggerel
March 10, 2017, 11am PST
Every four years the American Society of Civil Engineers issues a report on the state of America's infrastructure, extensively cited by the media. This year's report, released March 9, shows no improvement over 2013's, but do check the subcategories
American Society Of Civil Engineers
March 6, 2017, 6am PST
A request for proposals for the planned Gordie Howe International Bridge, connecting Detroit to Windsor, includes a mandate to include pedestrian and bike infrastructure across the span.
Detroit Free Press
March 1, 2017, 5am PST
Traffic-plagued Kosciuszko will soon be replaced, and some commuters are celebrating its demise.
Gothamist
February 22, 2017, 6am PST
A new, interactive feature by The Washington Post endeavors to bring the point about the nation's crumbling infrastructure closer to home.
The Washington Post
February 19, 2017, 1pm PST
Washington lawmakers are looking for solutions to worsening congestion between their state and the city of Portland—possible solutions includes a controversial bridge proposal that had been abandoned for years.
Oregon Public Broadcasting
November 11, 2016, 7am PST
Urbanists consider what the administration of President-elect, Donald Trump, will mean for cities.
CityLab
October 13, 2016, 5am PDT
London Mayor, Sidiq Kahn, authorizes two new bridges and a tunnel in eastern part of the city.
City Lab
September 1, 2016, 9am PDT
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has thrown support behind a study to add a third span to the Bay Bridge that spans the Chesapeake Bay.
The Baltimore Sun
January 1, 2016, 1pm PST
A look ahead at what is shaping up to be a very eventful year in the world of transportation.
CityLab
December 30, 2015, 12pm PST
The Greenfield Bridge could also be considered infamous, but it's for history to decide now.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
December 29, 2015, 10am PST
Oregon lovers and bridge lovers alike will find lots to appreciate in the "Spanning Oregon" series.
The Oregonian
November 22, 2015, 7am PST
With some extra cash on hand (rare, isn't it?) the Delaware River Port Authority will offer a discount for drivers that cross authority bridges 18 times a month. But what about transit riders?
philly.com
November 15, 2015, 11am PST
Faced with more than 4,000 structurally deficient bridges, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has an innovative repair plan.
Pittsburg Post-Gazette
September 1, 2015, 8am PDT
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is having a difficult time explaining to the public how the 122-year-old bridge can be safe for motorized vehicles "up to nine tons" but pedestrians pose a weight problem.
WLEX-TV
July 29, 2015, 9am PDT
With a request for qualifications for a new bridge, connecting Detroit with Windsor, Canada, and a proposal for another bridge on the table, it'a bridge building time on the U.S.-Canadian border.
Detroit Free Press
June 4, 2015, 9am PDT
Everything you wanted to know about the Margaret McDermott Bridge, under construction in Downtown Dallas.
The Dallas Morning News
May 26, 2015, 5am PDT
A potential public-private partnership would add a third bridge into Cape Cod.
The Boston Globe
March 6, 2015, 5am PST
The news satire show "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" gave comic treatment to the country's ever-present, much-neglected infrastructure crisis. It's hilarious and scary. At the same time!
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
February 10, 2015, 8am PST
In a California town, birds are dying, something Daniel Ebuehi attributes in large part to faulty design.
UrbDeZine