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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

How a Bridge Repair Affects Existing Utilities Piping

Posted by Edward Dill on Apr 12, 2018 9:04:00 AM

 

 

Bridge repair is a continuous process. The famed Golden Gate Bridge, for example, employs over 200 workers year-round to ensure all facets of the bridge are in tip-top shape. For other bridges, maintenance repairs can be a weekly, monthly, or quarterly concern. In the case of large-scale bridge repair projects, the process can take months or even years to complete.

Aptus has worked on hundreds of bridge-attached utility projects on bridges undergoing repairs. Here’s how the process affects existing utilities piping.

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Topics: Bridge Utilities, Bridge Repair