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AB Connections Spring 2018

In this edition of Connections:

  • FEATURE - Something Old, Something New: Dehumidification Projects Taking Hold in the United States
  • FEATURE - AB Names New Chairman, Richard Schrader
  • IN MEMORIAM - Remembering An Esteemed Engineer: A tribute to Paul Mueller, P.E.
  • IN MEMORIAM - A Real Bridgeman: Honoring Lenny Tatum
  • NEW EMPLOYEES
  • PROJECT WINS
  • EVENTS + NEWS
  • CURRENT CONTRACTS
  • EXTENDED FLASHBACK - Spanning for Gold: How the Gold Rush initiated the construction of one of AB's classics
  • FLASHBACKS - Renaissance Center, Wards Island Pedestrian Bridge, and more
  • BRIDGE TO SAFETY - The Rise of Fall Protection Equipment

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AB Secures Bayway Design-Build Project
AB Secures Bayway Design-Build Project 1024 608 Southland Holdings

  The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District 7 has awarded American Bridge Company (AB) the SR 679 (Pinellas Bayway) Structure E Over Intracoastal Waterway Design-Build contract in Pinellas County, Florida. This project involves the design and construction of a new two-lane high level fixed span on a new alignment, replacing the current bascule bridge. This project will improve a vital connection and hurricane evacuation route for the community of Tierra Verde and visitors to…

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AB Connections Winter 2017

In this edition of Connections:

  • FEATURE - Picture Perfect: A historic project site scores an appealing upgrade
  • PROJECT UPDATE - A Marvel of Modern History: Record-breaking Queensferry Crossing officially opens to traffic
  • PROJECT UPDATE - Mighty Mario Cuomo Bridge: The first of two spans on the largest infrastructure project in New York opens
  • MILESTONES - A Ruby Red Bridge Bash: The New River Gorge Bridge Celebrates its 40th Anniversary
  • FEATURED EMPLOYEE - Ken Shovlin
  • NEW EMPLOYEES
  • NEWS + ACHIEVEMENTS
  • CURRENT CONTRACTS + PROJECT WINS
  • FLASHBACKS
  • EXTENDED FLASHBACK - An Unconventional Center
  • BRIDGE TO SAFETY - The Path To Zero: Edmonton Valley LRT project demonstrates safety success with zero lost time incidents (and lots of barbeque)

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The New NY Bridge: Four Years in Two Minutes
The New NY Bridge: Four Years in Two Minutes 150 150 Southland Holdings
Queensferry Crossing Officially Opens
Queensferry Crossing Officially Opens 150 150 Southland Holdings

On Monday, September 4th the official opening ceremony for the Queensferry Crossing in Edinburgh, Scotland was held, marking a monumental occasion. After six years of being under construction, the first car traveled across the bridge on August 30th and five days later the bridge was closed one more time for the official opening ceremony. The festivities allowed 50,000 people to walk over the bridge and Queen Elizabeth II to perform the official ribbon cutting. This happened exactly…

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AB Connections Fall 2017

In this edition of Connections:

  • FEATURE - AB Takes on the Tropics: Prime vacation destination becomes a worksite for AB
  • FEATURE - Preserving a Vital Connection: M48 Severn Bridge cable inspection crosses the finish line ahead of schedule
  • FEATURED EMPLOYEE - Josh Perry
  • NEW EMPLOYEES
  • NEWS + ACHIEVEMENTS
  • CURRENT CONTRACTS + PROJECT WINS
  • FLASHBACKS - Vicksburg Bridge, Joe Louis Arena, and more
  • EXTENDED FLASHBACK - Standing Alone: Early 1900s AB construction plan unique to this day
  • BRIDGE TO SAFETY - Capturing Safety Week 2017, Nesting Over the Hudson River: Local celebrities get special consideration

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Lighting Up The Queensferry Crossing
Lighting Up The Queensferry Crossing 150 150 Southland Holdings
Jim Laing Hired as Senior Vice President
Jim Laing Hired as Senior Vice President 150 150 Southland Holdings

American Bridge (AB) is pleased to announce that Jim Laing joined AB as the Senior Vice President of Operations on Monday, August 28, 2017. Jim was hired to oversee AB’s North American operations and the Company’s four major regions. Jim brings over 31 years of experience in the heavy/civil industry to AB in roles ranging from Project Manager to senior leadership. Most recently, Jim served as Senior Vice President at Tutor Perini Corporation and was…

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First Span of the Tappan Zee Hudson River Crossing Project Opens
First Span of the Tappan Zee Hudson River Crossing Project Opens 150 150 Southland Holdings

On Friday night, a monumental occasion occurred at the Tappan Zee Bridge project site as the Rockland-bound traffic on the existing bridge shifted over to the first span of the new design-build structure. The opening of the first span comes after four years of construction on the two, 3.1 mile, parallel, cable-stay crossings of the Hudson River. Later this year, Westchester-bound traffic will also switch to the first span so that the tie-ins from the…

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AB Crews Successfully Erect Last Deck Assembly on Portageville Bridge Replacement Project
AB Crews Successfully Erect Last Deck Assembly on Portageville Bridge Replacement Project 150 150 Southland Holdings

A huge milestone was achieved last week on July 31st at the Portageville Bridge Replacement project when AB crews successfully completed the final closure of the 483′ pinned arch structure. The milestone comes exactly 142 years – to the day – after the existing structure was first opened to rail traffic. AB is now working to complete the steel erection in the approaches, and will form and pour the concrete deck before demolishing the existing…

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AB Featured in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s “In the Lead” Publication

American Bridge was featured in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s “In the Lead” publication. Follow the link to read more about our history and thoughts on future growth.

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AB Featured in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s “In the Lead” Publication 150 150 Southland Holdings
AB Secures 10th Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project
AB Secures 10th Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project 150 150 Southland Holdings

American Bridge is pleased to announce that the Allegheny County Department of Public Works has recently awarded AB the South 10th Street Bridge Rehabilitation project located in our headquarters hometown – Pittsburgh. With this project comes a lot of familiarity. 85 years ago, AB completed the original superstructure. AB was the prime contractor for the construction of the 1,275′ suspension bridge over the Monongahela River. The work on this new contract includes under deck and…

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AB Connections Spring 2017

In this edition of Connections:

  • FEATURE - Bridging the Big Muddy: How innovation in design-build delivered the U.S. 69 Missouri River Bridge ahead of schedule
  • FEATURE - Carving the Future of American Bridge: New CEO Brings Strategic, Artful Approach to Leadership
  • FEATURED EMPLOYEE - Katherine Quillin
  • RETIREES - Bob Wind and Roger Northern
  • NEW EMPLOYEES
  • NEWS + ACHIEVEMENTS
  • CURRENT CONTRACTS + PROJECT WINS
  • FLASHBACKS - St. Johns (Suspension) Bridge Approach Spans, Girard Point Bridge, and more
  • EXTENDED FLASHBACK - A Diamond Anniversary: 75 Year Old Bridge Still in Use Today
  • BRIDGE TO SAFETY - 2016 Marks Exceptional Safety Year at AB

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The Big Lift Reaches a Big Milestone
The Big Lift Reaches a Big Milestone 150 150 Southland Holdings
Centre & North Tower Final Deck Lift – November 2016
Centre & North Tower Final Deck Lift – November 2016 150 150 Southland Holdings