The Current Issue
cover photo:The main span roadway of the new Tappan Zee Bridge continues to grow above the Hudson River. Photo taken on Nov. 16, 2016.
Photo courtesy of New York State Thruway Authority.
Read the article, page 8
HERE FOR PDF OF ENTIRE ISSUE
Wire Rope Vital in Construction of One of the World’s Widest Bridges ... 8
The Tappan Zee Bridge undergoes a long overdue and much needed overhaul to bring back the days of glory it once knew, as well as ensure safe passage across the Hudson River.
By Peter Hildebrandt
The Brooklyn Bridge Splices ... 16
Designing metal structures five or six times stronger than needed to overcome metal fatigue in one of the world’s most famous bridges.
By Don Sayenga
Flying over Manhattan on the Roosevelt Island Tramway ... 26
Celebrating it’s 40th anniversary, this favorite method of transportation, for New Yorkers and tourists alike, is the first aerial tramway used for mass transit in the United States.
By Barbara Spencer
Company Spotlight ... 42
Info for Suppliers Directory ... 36
Info for Suppliers Directory ... 61
... 71 ... online
Steel Industry News ... 31
The Inventor’s Corner ... 48
New Products ... 62
People in the News ... 67
Classified ... 69...
Crossword Puzzle ... 70
Suppliers Directory Registration Form (Word document)
Be sure to visit our advertisers
by clicking on the above banners!
© 2017 - WIRE ROPE NEWS & SLING TECHNOLOGY, WireRopeNews.com and WireRope.news
Serving Manufacturers, Distributors, & Related Service Providers for the Material Handling Industry
HOME | ABOUT WRNews | CONTACT US | SUPPLIERS DIRECTORY | LINKS | CLASSIFIEDS | WHAT'S NEWS | ADVERTISERS INDEX | ADVERTISING RATES | SUBSCRIPTIONS | SITE MAP