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4 Slowdowns to Anticipate During a New Bridge

Posted by Edward Dill on Jun 18, 2018 9:02:00 AM

 

 

There are a lot of potential hurdles to a successful bridge building project. As bridge utilities experts, Aptus has seen more than our share of projects stalled, halted, and otherwise interrupted by unexpected red tape.

When you’re managing a major bridge construction project, particularly repairing or installing bridge-attached utilities, here are a few common causes of slowdowns to anticipate.

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Topics: Bridge Build, New Bridge Build

4 Factors That Determine Utilities Design for a New Bridge Build

Posted by Edward Dill on May 14, 2018 9:01:00 AM

 

New bridge builds are always complex. Between materials procurement, resource management, and the inevitable public inconvenience, there are a lot of components involved in building a new bridge whether it’s a 20-foot pedestrian span or a half-mile-long vehicular overpass.

How does utilities design factor into the process? At Aptus, we have years of experience designing bridge piping for utilities like water, sewer, and telecommunications cabling. Here are what we’ve learned are the four factors that ultimately steer the direction of design.

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Topics: Bridge Build, Utilities, Bridges

3 Recent Developments in Bridge Building

Posted by Edward Dill on Apr 26, 2018 9:04:00 AM

 

Bridges are some of the most complex pieces of infrastructure on the planet. From suspension spans to flat-pack elevations, technological advancements have changed the scope of bridge construction drastically over the past several decades.

Aptus keeps our fingers on the pulse of bridgework because innovations in the bridge space are inherently related to what we do best. Our bridge-attached utility projects ultimately function as an extension of the bridges they’re supported by.

Here are three exciting developments in the bridge building industry we’re keeping a close eye on.

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Topics: Bridge Maintenance, Bridge Build, Bridge Repair

New Bridge Build? Here's Why You Need a Bridge Utilities Piping Expert from the Start

Posted by Edward Dill on Apr 3, 2018 9:02:00 AM

 

The U.S. has over 600,000 existing bridges, and thousands of new bridges are built every single year. Not all make headlines – there are far more 20-foot overpasses built than there are engineering marvels – but all are critically important for the health of American infrastructure.

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Topics: Bridge Pipelines, Bridge Utilities, Bridge Build