Category Archives: cable-stayed bridge

Goethals Bridge Stay Cables: the Muscle of a New Bridge-building Era

By Neal Buccino, Media Relations Staff Good bones are important.  But you can’t lift heavy weights without muscles of steel. Such is the case for a class of bridges called cable stayed bridges, of which the new Goethals Bridge, under construction … Continue reading

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George Washington Bridge: A New Defense System Against Corrosion  

By Neal Buccino, Media Relations Staff For 85 years, the George Washington Bridge has stood majestically above the Hudson River’s swirling waters. But ironically, the most insidious enemy facing the iconic span is water in another form — specifically, the … Continue reading

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The Goethals Bridge: What’s the Number 2,450 Got to Do With It?

By Rudy King, Public Information Officer Can you say amazing? Well, let us say it 2,450 times and see where we end up. To begin with, not only is the Goethals Bridge 87-years-old, but it’s one of the first bridges … Continue reading

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