Highway Guardrail Design in Alberta

Highway guardrail serves an important purpose in the safety of vehicular and pedestrian users alike. Although it may seem like a mundane part of the system, the design of highway guardrail is just as scientific and engineered to exacting standards as the rest of the highway. This article will summarize the design process for highway […]

Types of Standard Bridges in Alberta

Standard bridges are an excellent option for small sites where it is desirable to save money. A standard bridge is a bridge of pre-designed components, for example, abutments, piers, and girders.  Alberta Transportation currently maintains three main types of standard bridges (defined by their girder type) with variations for abutments and piers. The three types […]