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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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Girders for the Goethals

By Neal Buccino, Senior Public Information Officer Photography by Rudy King and Mike Dombrowski Picture a standard I-beam, the type you might see at a construction site. Now imagine it’s taller than the Statue of Liberty’s height from feet to torch … Continue reading

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