Crews completed a permanent splice on the fractured Delaware River Bridge, which links Pennsylvania and New Jersey, one month early, allowing I-276 traffic to resume on March 9 for the first time since Jan. 20, when the crack was found on the 1.25-mile-long symmetrical truss bridge.
What began as an investigation into the July 2016 derailment of a Washington, D.C., Metro train has uncovered several years’ worth of falsified track inspection records, resulting in dismissals or disciplinary action for more than half of the system’s track inspection staff.
Total construction spending expected to increase by more than 11% in 2017.
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In the days before a large fire closed Pittsburgh’s Liberty Bridge for 24 days in September, crews working on the $80-million bridge rehabilitation squelched two minor fires, according to Occupational Safety and Health Administration documents obtained by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette under the Freedom of Information Act.