Monday November 1st – How is it November already? Anyways our episode today takes a bit of a turn as the boys discuss Biden’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The idea of this episode was to pick a bridge that would apply to this program, talk about what all goes into preserving an at risk […]Build Back Bridges – U.S. Infrastructure & Saving Sheepford Road Bridge — Bridge Boys
Many people have been following the developments of the new infrastructure bill that US President Joe Biden introduced at the beginning of his administration. The bill finally cleared the barriers and will be made law by the president that will give the country a chance to modernize its infrastructure, something that has been a hindrance in the past two decades. The question is, how will this bill affect the bridges, especially those that are historic and need just as much tender loving care as the rest? The crew at Bridge Boys did a podcast on Biden’s infrastructure bill, using one of the more unique historic bridges as an example. It looks at the Sheepford Bridge, the details involving the bill and some of the road blocks and gripes involving the bill. Click on the link, listen to the podcast and enjoy.
Oh by the way, the Sheepford Bridge has been nominated for the 2021 Bridgehunter Awards in the categories of Bridge of the Year and Endangered TRUSS. Entries are still being taken between now and December 1st. Details here.
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