Squeezed between two states with different geologies and between above-and-below clearance limits due to marine and air traffic, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey’s Goethals Bridge, which spans Staten Island’s Arthur Kill strait, represents the agency’s first use of a public-private partnership on a bridge project.
After a three-month funding dispute that halted thousands of state projects, New Jersey politicians agreed to a new 23¢-per-gal gas tax to restart work. Coming the day after the rail crash in Hoboken, the deal has raised some question on infrastructure investment.
How did state DOTs like Missouri, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts successfully bundle dozens to hundreds of bridges into rapid-replacement programs? This webinar will feature answers from project officials who were involved in executing this crucial type of project delivery.
Because it can moderate the damaging effects of earthquakes, base-isolation is a technique used primarily in seismically active regions. ENR takes a look at some of the largest applications of base-isolation technologies in the world.