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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...

Originally Published on January 01, 2022 Source: www.newsandsentinel.com PARKERSBURG — The City of Parkersburg reached a deal to sell the Memorial Bridge, bolstered the Police Department ranks and passed legislation prohibiting the establishment of any residential substance abuse treatment facilities for a year, while continuing to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Mayor Tom Joyce said the local economy is “pretty healthy” overall, but noted the pandemic is still affecting the downtown area particularly. Two of the area’s largest employers, the Bureau of the Fiscal Service and...

Originally Published on December 14, 2021 Source: www.mlive.com BAY CITY, MI - Work is starting to get underway on the Liberty Bridge rehabilitation project this week. Bay City’s Liberty Bridge will be reduced to one-lane in each direction, starting on Monday, Dec. 13. This is being done to allow for Bay City Bridge Partners to begin working on demoing and rehabilitating portions of the bridge. BCBP is a subsidiary of United Bridge Partners, which is leasing the Liberty Bridge and Independence Bridge from the city and is initiating...

Originally Published on November 29, 2021 Source: www.mlive.com BAY CITY, MI - Crews will begin mobilizing this week to start work on the rehabilitation of the Liberty Bridge. Bay City Bridge Partners (BCBP), which is a subsidiary of United Bridge Partners (UBP), is leasing the Liberty Bridge and Independence Bridge from the city and is initiating projects to improve the structures before implementing tolls. BCBP is planning to rehabilitate and modernize the Liberty Bridge and to build a replacement for the Independence Bridge. The Liberty Bridge rehabilitation...

Originally Published on November 10, 2021 Source: www.newsandsentinel.com PARKERSBURG — A $50 million rehabilitation of the Memorial Bridge is on track to start in March, with nighttime closures no longer part of the plan. “The bridge will stay open 100 percent of the time, but there will be one lane closed for the majority of the project,” said Ken Szeliga, vice president of construction and operations for United Bridge Partners. United Bridge Partners is the parent company of Parkersburg Bridge Partners, which is purchasing the...

Originally Published on November 10, 2021 Source: clineave.com East Chicago, Ind., November 10, 2021 – Cline Avenue Bridge, LLC, owned and operated by United Bridge Partners, announces their winter weather preparations are in place to provide commuters a safe and dependable drive as the temperatures drop.     Cline Avenue Bridge has again partnered with American Veteran Industries, LLC (AVI), a veteran owned company, for snow removal services. To keep ahead of wintry conditions, Cline Avenue Bridge and American Veterans Industries continuously monitor the weather, then...

Originally Published on October 20, 2021 Source: mLive Cline Avenue Bridge, LLC, announces that it has partnered with Bestpass® in Albany, N.Y. to provide a quarterly volume pricing program through the end of 2021 that can save commercial fleets and drivers up to 15 percent on toll transactions.   The Cline Avenue Bridge in East Chicago, Ind. opened in December 2020, reconnecting State Road 912 to Interstate 90 and providing the most direct route into Northwest Indiana and the most time-saving route to...