Steel Has The Solution
Short span steel bridges can be built quickly, using local crews, and often can be designed with prefabricated elements which provide a simpler installation and cost savings.
Steel Press-Brake Formed Tub Girder System Selected for 2021 AASHTO Innovation Initiative Focus Technology
AII will invest resources to accelerate the adoption of PBTG.
Forming process is a viable, efficient, economical solution to replacing aging bridges
TrueNorth Steel expedites the production of twin 120″ x 86′ long 5 x 1 galvanized culverts with two 30 degree skewed headwalls.
The 9’-0” x 3’-10½” single- radius steel structural plate arch was assembled by the contractor and installed in only two days.
County saves over $10,000 using galvanized steel beams over concrete box beams.
A 75-foot single span rolled beam bridge in Oregon improves habitat conditions for fish and wildlife by restoring natural stream hydrology.
A 75 ft span x 15 ft rise buried steel bridge was constructed over a creek crossing in Alaska.
West Virginia Department of Highways constructs states first press-brake-formed steel tub girder bridge.
Chart provides a visual representation of the time to first maintenance for hot-dip galvanized steel.
SSSBA Publishes New Research Report in Technical Series On Innovative Press-Brake Formed Steel Tub Girder Bridge Technology
Research report on field evaluation that includes skew and superelevation.
Seven volume research report on the development and testing of steel press brake formed tub girders.
An article highlighting press brake tub girders is published in a key bridge journal.
Weathering steel 32-foot span pedestrian bridge constucted to blend in with the environment.
Buchanan County Iowa receives IBRC grant to constuct a press brake tub girder bridge.
Report provides an assessment of the performance of the weathering steel bridges in West Virginia.
Contractor uses press brake tub girder for its ease of construction and short lead time (less than 8 weeks).
St. Clair County Michigan Uses Press Brake Tub Girders for ABC Project.
Video of a modular bridge installation that took place for the replacement of a culvert in a California fish passage.
Dr. Barker developed a database to determine and compare the life cycle costs of steel and concrete girder bridges.
Muskingum County’s Short Span Steel Bridge Solution – Quicker, More Cost-Effective and Constructed in 30 Days!
Muskingum County used local crews to construct a steel bridge in 35-days.
Muskingum County saved $51,000 by using repurposed beams.
The Amish Sawmill Bridge in Iowa is the first steel press-brake-formed tub girder bridge in service in the United States.
Steel buried bridges are durable and resilient, with the ability to support very heavy loads.
Muskingum County (Ohio) uses press brake tub girder bridge for accelerated bridge project.
Press Brake Formed Tub Girder (PBTG) provides cost-effective option for a County in Iowa.
Galvanized rolled steel beam beat out concrete by 2.5 percent in this Missouri DOT project.
The new Orr Road Bridge in Midland County, Michigan, is a press brake fabricated steel bridge.
The Cannelville Road Bridge in Ohio was completed ahead of schedule, and is expected to have a service life of more than 100 years.