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2014-07-14 16:20:29

Preservation-minded Individuals, Groups Sought to Maintain Bridge in New Location HARRISBURG, Pa., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Departments of General Services and Transportation are seeking buyers interested in purchasing and preserving the historic Pond Eddy Bridge in Pike County. According to DGS Secretary Sheri Phillips, her department is currently accepting letters of interest until Aug. 29, 2014 and bids until Sept. 5, 2014 from potential buyers...

2014-06-27 16:24:39

A successful partnership between engineers and architects creates a place-sensitive, iconic bridge design MONTREAL, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, Dissing+Weitling, and Provencher Roy Associes Architectes are delighted to reveal the design of the New Bridge for the St. Lawrence, as announced today by the Government of Canada. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140627/122690 As technical advisor and engineers on the project, Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and...

2014-06-16 08:21:14

Multi-State Tour Begins at Shuttered I-495 Bridge In Delaware, Continues for Six Weeks Through Nation's Heartland, Before Ending at U.S. Capitol WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "Getting Schooled in Infrastructure" school bus tour kicked off today at the now-closed I-495 bridge in Wilmington, with a real school bus which has been crushed and carries a prop resembling a large piece of a fallen bridge. The bus will travel through more than 22 cities and Congressional...

2014-06-12 16:27:20

Bayer MaterialScience LLC presents prestigious award during the International Bridge Conference® PITTSBURGH, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overcoming project challenges ranging from hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes and winter storms to lack of funding and precise navigation clearance requirements, the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge opened in October 2012. Spanning the Elizabeth River and linking Chesapeake to Portsmouth, Va., the bridge received the prestigious Gustav Lindenthal Medal...

2014-06-04 23:11:04

Family-owned business installs Mabey Inc.'s 70-foot steel bridge to safely transport vacationers to popular resort after main access bridge destroyed by flooding. Estes Park, CO (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The September 2013 Colorado floods damaged hundreds of roads and bridges that served as direct routes to homes and businesses in the Estes Park area. Glacier Lodge Resort lost the main access to their business when the 40-foot wooden bridge spanning Big Thompson River and connecting to...

2014-05-27 08:35:51

Allows Operators to Increase Revenues from Data Services by 15% through Increased Data Service Adoption, Monetization and Customer Experience RA'ANANA, Israel, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pontis Ltd [http://www.pontis.com ], the leading provider of Continuous Contextual Engagement solutions optimizing personalized contextual marketing for Communication Service Providers (CSPs), today announced the launch of a new contextual analytics, engagement and execution solution, which...

2014-04-24 16:22:15

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Data from a new government report show that if all the structurally deficient bridges in the United States were placed end-to-end, it would take you 25 hours driving 60 miles per hour to cross them. That's like driving the 1,500 miles between Boston and Miami. And it's a problem that's close to home. An analysis of the 2013 National Bridge Inventory database released this month by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) shows...

2014-04-24 16:21:59

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Data from a new government report show that if all the structurally deficient bridges in the United States were placed end-to-end, it would take you 25 hours driving 60 miles per hour to cross them. That's like driving the 1,500 miles between Boston and Miami. And it's a problem that's close to home. An analysis of the 2013 National Bridge Inventory database released this month by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) shows...

2014-04-24 12:32:04

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Data from a new government report show that if all the structurally deficient bridges in the United States were placed end-to-end, it would take you 25 hours driving 60 miles per hour to cross them. That's like driving the 1,500 miles between Boston and Miami. And it's a problem that's close to home. An analysis of the 2013 National Bridge Inventory database released this month by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) shows...

2014-04-24 12:22:13

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Data from a new government report show that if all the structurally deficient bridges in the United States were placed end-to-end, it would take you 25 hours driving 60 miles per hour to cross them. That's like driving the 1,500 miles between Boston and Miami. And it's a problem that's close to home. The problem could get a lot worse, the chief economist for the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) says, as...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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