Latest Cantilever bridges Stories

2013-08-01 23:29:13

Bay Fastening Systems comments on the opening of a photo exhibit titled “Peter Stackpole: Bridging the Bay” at the Oakland Museum of California. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 On August 1, Bay Fastening Systems, a full service distributor of engineered fastening systems, discusses the opening of the “Peter Stackpole: Bridging the Bay” exhibit. In an article published on July 16, 2013 in the San Francisco Chronicle, author Sam Whiting discusses the opening of a photo exhibit...

2013-06-04 23:01:05

EarthCam announced their recently-awarded contract to document construction of the Tappan Zee Bridge Replacement project today at the International Bridge Conference trade show in Pittsburgh, PA. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Construction has begun for one of the most exciting bridge projects — the Tappan Zee Bridge Replacement — and The New York State Thruway project team is entrusting documentation of the entire process to EarthCam's construction cameras. The webcam...

2013-05-13 23:23:44

Following a report by SFist about the failure of seismic stabilizing bolts on the San Francisco Bay Bridge during a stress test, Bay Fastening Systems issues a statement emphasizing the importance of safety testing on bridges. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 On May 13, Bay Fastening Systems comments on the importance of appropriate safety testing on bridges following an article published in SFist that details the failure of 32 seismic stabilizing bolts after a stress test that simulated...

2010-10-21 15:44:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) will present a total of 11 "Excellence in Motion" awards during a ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at the Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, to honor people, projects and organizations for exceptional contributions to Bay Area transportation. The ceremony is preceded by a reception at 8:30 a.m., with the awards presentation by MTC Commissioners beginning at 9 a.m. The 2010 program...

2010-05-28 18:43:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The constant hum of traffic near the Bay Bridge toll plaza will soon be punctuated by the rattling of jackhammers and the pounding of pile drivers as San Francisco-based Swinerton Builders begins construction next month on a new 22,600-square foot toll administration building in the parking lot directly east of the existing toll administration facility. At the same time, San Leandro-based Sausal Corp. will begin work nearby on a new 10,600-square...

2010-05-10 15:25:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The second of two public workshops will be held Wednesday, June 2, 2010 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Caltrans building at 111 Grand Avenue in Oakland (nearest BART station: 19th Street/Oakland) to engage the community as we consider design concepts for a new bayside park that will provide a memorable gateway to Oakland and the East Bay. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with site information on display. Presentations will begin at 6:30 p.m. "We encourage...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.