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How the I-95 Collapse Could Affect Passenger Rail

16 Jun 2023, Posted by bdierker in All Posts, Blog Posts

On Sunday, June 11th, 2023, at 6:20am a tanker truck carrying 8,500 gallons of gasoline crashed underneath a raised portion of I-95 in Northern Philadelphia, sparking a fire and explosion that caused the bridge to collapse. While the incident is still being investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB),…

What caused the I-35W bridge collapse in 2007?

01 Nov 2022, Posted by Andrew Jefferis in All Posts, Blog Posts

Bridge unveilings have been popular dating back to 1866 with the unveiling of the Great Suspension Bridge. One of the latest ribbon cuttings was originally expected in early 2023, yet the Nice-Middleton Bridge was fully opened to the public on October 13, 2022 extending across the Potomac River between Charles…

Pittsburgh Bridge Collapse Shows Need for Immediate Bridge Investment

14 Feb 2022, Posted by John Cassibry in All Posts, Blog Posts

Embed from Getty Images Bridges are so integral to U.S. infrastructure and commonplace in our lives that we only notice them when something is wrong. Across the U.S., almost 10 percent of the bridges linking communities are structurally deficient. The collapse of the Fern Hollow Bridge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania last…