According to a new study conducted by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association, 1 in 3 of America’s bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete, including the Brooklyn Bridge, the Teddy Roosevelt bridge in D.C., and the San Mateo-Hayward bridge—the longest bridge in California. ARTBA also estimates the cost of the necessary repairs at […]
As work continues to upgrade the Steel Bridge this summer, TriMet have produced a short video on its history. Related: this very satisfying time-lapse of the recent construction work.
Multnomah County has been continuing to share details on their replacement for the Burnside Bridge, with the latest concept images showing how pedestrians and cyclists might be physically separated from vehicular traffic. Although the project is still a year away from the design phase—and construction likely won’t start until at least 2024—there will be regular […]
A design contest to reimagine the Brooklyn Bridge has published their finalists, many of which share a vision of phasing out car lanes, prioritizing public transit, and restoring the original pedestrian promenades. The contest is no guarantee any of these projects will actually be built, but with New York finally making real progress to open […]