Massachusetts joins the growing ranks of states that are using self-propelled modular transporters to rapidly replace bridges. Photo By Stephen Setteducati The first phase of the project includes three bridge replacements. Related Links: Utah Moves On Down the Road Did Someone Order an Instant Bridge? Massachusetts is following the lead of other states and embracing accelerated bridge construction, or ABC, using the method not only for highway spans but also for rail structures in Boston's Fairmont Corridor project.
The growing need to collect, store and analyze the huge volumes of data collected from infrastructure project stakeholders is generating a new growth area for construction-sector firms, IT vendors and professionals.