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Tappan Zee Project Gets New Engineer

An engineer with experience in designing long bridge spans in cold weather has been hired to complete the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project.

1M-Pound Bridge Slides in Place

Crews in Michigan took advantage of the slide-in bridge construction (SIBC) technique to build a new bridge on the M-100 in Potterville with only one weekend’s worth of road closure.

Sinking Structure Safe for Traffic

A portion of the Alaskan Way Viaduct—an elevated highway in Seattle—has continued to sink since its last inspection just six months ago, according to Washington State Department of Transport...

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Blogs (3)

Seeking Sense from the Experts

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

It takes an enormous amount to get under my skin. But I just attended a conference fo...

Infrastructure Needs a Good PR Firm

From Hard Hat Geek by Robert Ikenberry

Which would you notice first? Money missing from your Social Security check, or a pat...

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Articles (63)

Project Preview

$22.4M bridge rehab contract awarded

Problems with galvanizing

by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc. Richard A. Burgess, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

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Webinars (3)

Bridge Coating Condition Assessment

This webinar covers the fundamental inspection skills required to conduct a visual coating condition assessment of an in-service steel bridge. The presentation will cover a range o...

Standards, Training and Certification in the Bridge Industry

This webinar will provide information on current fundamental training and certification programs related to industry standards and practical aspects of selecting, specifying and us...

Weathering of High-Performance Coatings on Florida Bridges

The State of Florida spends millions of dollars each year to mitigate corrosion and paint bridge structures. Because of tourism's importance to the state’s economy, it is importan...


Events (29)

PCI Convention & Bridge Conference

September 6 - September 9, 2014

31st Intl Bridge Conference

June 8 - June 12, 2014

National Bridge Preservation
Partnership Conference

April 21 - April 25, 2014

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Videos (3)

SSPC 2014 Annual Business Meeting and Awards Luncheon

The 8th Annual Business Meeting and Awards Luncheon of SSPC was held on Monday, Febru...

SSPC 2014 Structure Awards

The Structure Awards were announced by SSPC Executive Director Bill Shoup, at the 8th...

SSPC 2013 in San Antonio - Monday, January 14

Technology Publishing reports from SSPC 2013 in San Antonio!

Monday featur...


Video Learning Center (8)

Application: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings application.

Coatings Technology: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings technology and their applications.

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Featured Companies (4)

Advanced Recycling Systems, LLC.

ARS RECYCLING SYSTEMS, LLC specializes in the design and manufacture of abrasive blasting, vacuuming, recycling and dust control equipment.


Carboline company is dedicated to supplying high performance coatings, linings, and fireproofing products around the world.

Titan Industrial Services, Inc.

Our mission is to achieve sustained growth, profitability and customer satisfaction through competitive pricing and quality control. We will differentiate ourselves through comprehensive saf...

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Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

The M680 sprays epoxy-based mortars, anti-skid coatings, cementitious and filled materials. Compact.
Easy to use.
Call 877-844-7226 or

SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting

Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.

Nationwide Overspray
Profession Overspray Removal Services

The Finest Name in Safe Overspray Removal. We specialize in removing all contaminants from any surface. Family Owned and Operated for 33 years! Fully insured. Satisfaction is guaranteed.

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
SSPC 2016 Register Now!

SSPC2016 is earlier this year, don't forget to book your plane tickets and hotel. See you soon. For more information visit

Abrasives Inc.
One Call Orders it All!

Life is good when it’s simple. We distribute Clemco blast equipment, nozzles & parts alongside our proven blast media. Make your call: Abrasives Inc. 800-584-7524

Thermion Inc
Buy Back Program

We are offering $5,000
credit for your old Model
This drive system is
being discontinued by
the manufacturer.
More information at

SAFE Systems, Inc.
SAFE Systems'
Blast Lights &
Deadman Switches

Halogen or LED blast lights available with our NEW urethane bumper. Switches available in many colors for color coding your hoses.

Termarust Technologies
Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
Active Corrosion

Truss bridge treated with Termarust's (HR CSA) in 1995. This highway & rail truss bridge is still stable and there still is no active corrosion.

Atlantic Design, Inc.

what we did to this machine! Let ADI upgrade your machine, extending the life, efficiency, and value. Any make. Like new, but better! 866.Call.ADI

Minerals Research & Recovery

Sharpshot®XL is a new fast-cutting, low-dusting, cost-effective iron silicate abrasive. Call Patrick Conry: 502-552-5895 for details.

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