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Originally Published on JULY 26, 2022 Source: www.mlive.com BAY CITY, MI — The company behind rebuilding two of Bay City’s bridges has now found a place in town to call home.   Bay City Bridge Partners, a subsidiary of United Bridge Partners, announced that they have signed a lease on an office spot in downtown Bay City. BCBP general manager of operations Lynn Pavlawk said that the company will be at the MDL building at 300 Center Avenue in Suite 101, on the...

Originally Published on JULY 22, 2022 Source: www.mlive.com BAY CITY, MI — Crews are getting closer to having a portion of the Liberty Bridge open for traffic in Bay City. Community members were invited to a special event on Friday, July 22 called “Coffee with the Crew” at the Doubletree Hotel Riverfront Grille. Attendees were able to hear an update from the crews and staff working on the ongoing rehabilitation of the Liberty Bridge. “A lot of man hours have gone into this,” said Kevin...

Construction on this project is in full swing; when complete, this 1.5-mile highway extension will connect I-80 to the CenterPoint Intermodal Center (CIC), the largest inland port in the country. Now that all concrete piers are erected, precast concrete beams and steel plate girders are going up to lay the foundation for the bridge’s concrete deck, with concrete roadway installation also ongoing. This new entrance to the park will provide a direct route for trucks to access I-80, significantly reduce the...

Originally Published on MAY 19, 2022 Source: www.newsandsentinel.com PARKERSBURG — The new owners of the Memorial Bridge looked to the structure’s past while celebrating a major step into the future Wednesday. Parkersburg Bridge Partners held a kickoff event for the bridge’s $50 million rehabilitation project to mark the recent start of construction and express gratitude to the local partners in the venture. “We are excited to have you be a part of the future history of this bridge,” said Emily Myers Duke, communications director...

Originally Published on APRIL 13, 2022 Source: www.traffictechnologytoday.com HRE-JV is a joint venture composed of United Bridge Partners and CenterPoint Properties, formed to finance, build and operate the Houbolt Road Extension. A-to-Be USA has won a contract to provide a new bridge toll collection system for Houbolt Road Extension JV LLC (HRE-JV) in Joliet, Illinois. Houbolt Road Extension is a privately owned and operated tolled 1.5-mile roadway/bridge project. A-to-Be will provide LinkBeyond ORT (Open Road Tolling), a full toll collection system comprised of the Toll...

Open just over a year, the Cline Avenue Bridge has restored a vital shortcut between Northwest Indiana and Chicago, helping drivers bypass area construction and congestion while serving as the most direct and time-saving route. Their volume-based rebate program was introduced to reward the drivers who use it most. For more information about this program, email traketic@unitedbridgepartners.com. Learn more at clineave.com The South Norfolk Jordan Bridge (SNJB) is commemorating a decade of serving the community with an outdoor art installation selected through...

Originally Published on APRIL 04, 2022 Source: www.traffictechnologytoday.com With its acquisition of West Virginia's Memorial Bridge in March, Parkersburg Bridge Partners (PBP) has assumed financial responsibility for the 68-year-old toll bridge, its rehabilitation and operation. That includes setting up a demolition fund, like the one the city of Parkersburg had kept before its sale.   The Ohio River span, linking Parkersburg to Belpre, Ohio, closed March 15 for an estimated 45-day period, the start of the $50 million rehabilitation effort that is expected to...

Originally Published on March 31, 2022 Source: www.mlive.com BAY CITY, MI — Bay City’s bascule bridges are an important part of life along the Saginaw River. In fact, the bridges unify what used to be two cities.   “If you lived in Bay City for anytime, you know that we have a river that goes through both sides,” said Chris Girard, Bay City commission president. “The bridges bring us together, and that’s where the importance lies.”   Two of the four bridges — the Liberty and...

Originally Published on January 27, 2022 Source: www.pilotonline.com A new sculpture standing at one end of the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge will be crafted from unusual materials: colorful, repurposed and weather-resistant buoys and crab trap floats.   Local artists Nicole C. Harp and Jeannine Harkleroad — winners of an outdoor art installation contest to commemorate the SNJB’s upcoming 10th anniversary in October — co-designed the 3D piece to resemble the sun as it peaks over the water.    The “sunrise/sunset” theme is a nod to the...