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Posted by Tasha Weiss on June 1, 2012 at 5:03 PM.
Columbus’ Main Street Bridge, steel-framed and 663 ft long, spans the Scioto River near downtown. The bridge is a 2012 Prize Bridge Award winner in the Long Span category. (Photo: Copyright Brad Feinknopf; courtesy of HNTB Corp.)
Eighteen bridges have earned national recognition in the 2012 Prize Bridge Awards Competition. Conducted by the National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA), the program honors outstanding and innovative steel bridges constructed in the U.S.
The awards are presented in several categories: major span, long span, medium span, short span, movable span, reconstructed, special purpose, accelerated bridge construction and sustainability. This year’s winners range from a pair of charming New England pedestrian bridges to the longest cable-stayed bridge in the U.S.
All of this year’s winners are featured in the June issue of MSC (available now!), with detailed project descriptions and photographs of each; you can read the article here.
Click here to learn more about the Prize Bridge Awards.