A brief discussion of some of the challenges facing the Infrastructure Bill, particularly with regards to disbursement of funds.
Using Bridge.watch to take a look at how steel bridges are doing in the U.S. Prompted in part by the recent collapse of the Fern Hollow Bridge in Pittsburgh.
A case study of the West Seattle Bridge, a post-tensioned cantilever segmental bridge. The bridge has been closed to traffic since March 2020 due to the discovery of substantial cracks in the center span of the structure. Also a demonstration of how to use Bridge.watch to locate similar bridges within the U.S.
Brief overview of the methodology and microservices powering Bridge.watch, an interactive data visualization platform for bridge infrastructure within the U.S. based on the FHWA's National Bridge Inventory.