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Wide river. Soap Creek Bridges on State Replacement Schedule

Broad River Bridge on Georgia Highway 79 (Photo courtesy of the GDOT Bridge Office). Replacing two key bridges over the next four years will bring significant improvements in safety and economic growth to Lincoln County, as the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) office of bridges released dates for tender for the replacement of the Broad […]

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Century-old bridges over virtual death traps Pathankot-Mandi NH: La Tribune India

Ravinder Sood Palampur, September 25 About 15 minor and major bridges on the 208 km Pathankot-Mandi National Road which, over a century old, have turned into death traps. A number of accidents have taken place on the bridges because the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) was unable to replace them. The NHAI had taken […]

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Authorities consider repairs to historic bridges | News, Sports, Jobs

The Makanali Stream Bridge at Mile Post 8.2 is one of six historic bridges state and federal authorities hope to repair along the Hana Expressway. Photo HDR Engineering Inc. State and federal officials are evaluating solutions to repair or replace six historic bridges between Huelo and the city of Hana to maintain a “Safe and […]

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Bangalore apartment fire: how a narrow road to an apartment choked the Golden Minute

The tenders reached the SBI settlement in Devarachikkanahalli within six minutes of receiving the first phone call regarding the fire on Tuesday. But narrow roads prevented them from accessing the Ashrith Aspire apartment complex where hell raged in apartment number 210. By the time firefighters arrived at the fire site, precious time had been lost. […]

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Case Studies: Best Practices for Transport Agency Processes

Interviewees: Carl Green, Jr., former Administrator of Title VI and Equity Programs; Roberto Guttierez, Senior Project Coordinator (Department of Transit Equity, Inclusion and Community Affairs); Scott Nance, Senior Communications Specialist. TriMet’s approach to institutionalizing equity is distinguished by its use of standing external committees, leveraging its civil rights Title VI Program, the development of new […]