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AB Connections Fall 2017

In this edition of Connections:

  • FEATURE - AB Takes on the Tropics: Prime vacation destination becomes a worksite for AB
  • FEATURE - Preserving a Vital Connection: M48 Severn Bridge cable inspection crosses the finish line ahead of schedule
  • FEATURED EMPLOYEE - Josh Perry
  • NEW EMPLOYEES
  • NEWS + ACHIEVEMENTS
  • CURRENT CONTRACTS + PROJECT WINS
  • FLASHBACKS - Vicksburg Bridge, Joe Louis Arena, and more
  • EXTENDED FLASHBACK - Standing Alone: Early 1900s AB construction plan unique to this day
  • BRIDGE TO SAFETY - Capturing Safety Week 2017, Nesting Over the Hudson River: Local celebrities get special consideration

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AB Connections Spring 2017

In this edition of Connections:

  • FEATURE - Bridging the Big Muddy: How innovation in design-build delivered the U.S. 69 Missouri River Bridge ahead of schedule
  • FEATURE - Carving the Future of American Bridge: New CEO Brings Strategic, Artful Approach to Leadership
  • FEATURED EMPLOYEE - Katherine Quillin
  • RETIREES - Bob Wind and Roger Northern
  • NEW EMPLOYEES
  • NEWS + ACHIEVEMENTS
  • CURRENT CONTRACTS + PROJECT WINS
  • FLASHBACKS - St. Johns (Suspension) Bridge Approach Spans, Girard Point Bridge, and more
  • EXTENDED FLASHBACK - A Diamond Anniversary: 75 Year Old Bridge Still in Use Today
  • BRIDGE TO SAFETY - 2016 Marks Exceptional Safety Year at AB

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AB Connections Fall 2016

In this edition of Connections:

  • FEATURE - History in the Making (Again) The Big Lift Brings Big Changes to Macdonald Bridge
  • FEATURE - Born a Builder: President and CEO Michael Flowers is retiring after a career of engineering, Constructing, and leading
  • FEATURED EMPLOYEE - Kevin Smith
  • IN MEMORIAM - Frank Mydlinski and Don Ulemek
  • NEW EMPLOYEES
  • EVENTS + NEWS
  • CURRENT CONTRACTS + PROJECT WINS
  • FLASHBACKS - Waldo-Hancock Bridge, Duarte Bridge, and more
  • EXTENDED FLASHBACK - Three Sisters Stand Out in the City of Bridges
  • BRIDGE TO SAFETY - History of the Hard Hat

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AB Connections Summer 2016

In this edition of Connections:

  • FEATURE - Safe Passage: How a small bridge is providing a big connection for a Nicaraguan community
  • FEATURE - Without a Trace: Demolition Projects Leave Nothing Behind
  • FEATURED EMPLOYEE - Nick Lamb
  • FEATURED EMPLOYEE - Jim Mawson
  • RETIREES - Ron Crockett and Win Patchell
  • NEW EMPLOYEES + ACHIEVEMENTS
  • CURRENT CONTRACTS + PROJECT WINS
  • EVENTS + NEWS
  • EXTENDED FLASHBACK - Historic and Record-Breaking Project Brings AB to Portugal - Twice
  • FLASHBACKS - West End Bridge, Clarion River Bridge, and more
  • BRIDGE TO SAFETY - Safety Week 2016 Brings Focus to Teamwork

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AB Connections Spring 2016

In this edition of Connections:

  • FEATURE - The Big Picture: Making History Overseas
  • FEATURED EMPLOYEE - Lanny Miller
  • RETIREES - Dan Radu and Lanny Frisco
  • NEW EMPLOYEES
  • EMPLOYEE ACHEIVEMENTS + AWARDS
  • CURRENT CONTRACTS
  • PROJECT WINS - Atchafalaya Pipeline Bridge, Friendship Trail, and more
  • EVENTS + NEWS
  • EXTENDED FLASHBACK - Century Old AB Bridge Still Stands in Iceland
  • FLASHBACKS - Antler Creek Bridge, Seaway International Bridge, and more
  • BRIDGE TO SAFETY - See Something, Say Something

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AB Connections Spring 2015

In this edition of Connections:

  • FEATURE - The Margaret McDermott Bridge Takes Shape in Dallas
  • FEATURE - Docking in Paradise: Christophe Harbour Marina, Phase 1
  • RETIREES - Ugo Del Costello, Jon Young, Joe Grygiel, and Dave Kosar
  • FEATURED EMPLOYEE - Carson Carney
  • EMPLOYEE ACHEIVEMENTS + NEW EMPLOYEES
  • CURRENT CONTRACTS
  • PROJECT WIN - Freeport Harbour Berths 3, 8, and 9 Refurbishment, Bahamas
  • FLASHBACKS - Piscataqua River Bridge, Cuscatlan Bridge, and more
  • EXTENDED FLASHBACK - Verrazano-Narrows Celebrates its 50th Anniversary
  • BRIDGE TO SAFETY - Safety Efforts on the Walt Whitman Bridge

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AB Connections Winter 2014

In this edition of Connections:

  • FEATURE - Rising from the River: The New Tappan Zee Hudson River Crossing
  • SIDE GLANCE - A look at the original Tappan Zee
  • FACTS + SPECS - The Left Coast Lifter facts, photos, and more
  • FEATURED EMPLOYEE - Jon Dale, Chairman of the Board
  • FEATURED EMPLOYEE - Paul Driscoll, Chief Financial Officer
  • FEATURED EMPLOYEE - David Mollish, Director of Human Resources
  • NEW EMPLOYEES + TRANSFERS
  • AWARDS + WINS
  • EVENTS + NEWS
  • FLASHBACKS
  • BRIDGE TO SAFEY - Is Safety for the Birds?

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AB Connections Winter 2013

In this edition of Connections:

  • TOMMY MELVIN - Reflections on his 54-year career with AB from those who knew him best
  • FORTH REPLACEMENT CROSSING - Steel caissons among the largest ever to be sunk to the seabed, anywhere in the world
  • LAS VEGAS HIGH ROLLER - World's largest observation wheel in the making
  • MARINE WATER TRAINING - Building world's second longest cable supported structure over dangerous water
  • SPONSORSHIP - A star of The Learning Channel's show The Little Couple is featured speaker at AB-sponsored event
  • AWARD - AB employee is certified by America's only nationally recognized, design-build organization
  • WELLNESS PROGRAM - The 2012 Wellness Program vacation winner and highlights for 2013
  • RETIREMENT - AB celebrates Ralph Whitney's years with the company
  • AB PUBLISHED - AB's connection to the Statue of Liberty
  • HUMAN RESOURCES - Benefits, retirement and website improvements
  • FLASHBACKS - Historical AB projects in the east, including a 94-year-old bridge still in use today
  • MOVEMBER - AB employees grow MOstache's in NOvember to support men's health

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AB Connections Fall 2013

In this edition of Connections:

  • AMERICAN BRIDGE MANUFACTURING - Shut down does not affect the successful, ongoing efforts of American Bridge Company
  • SAN FRANCISCO/OAKLAND BAY BRIDGE - New signature span opens after six years of construction
  • LAS VEGAS HIGH ROLLER - This monumental project is nearing completion with cabin erection beginning before the end of November
  • CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER - Terry Poole's background and career highlights prior to AB
  • EMPLOYEE PROFILE - Questions for an expert in the erection and design of complex bridge structures
  • FLASHBACKS - AB built lift bridge still a main NJ artery after more than 70 years
  • WELLNESS PROGRAM/HUMAN RESOURCES - Updates and information for your health care, retirement plan and wellbeing
  • HURRICANE DECK BRIDGE - AB's delivery of this project enables a before-schedule opening

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AB Connections Summer 2013

In this edition of Connections:

  • VIRGINIA DISTRICT PROJECTS - Updates on three unique projects of the AB Virginia District
  • U.S. MISSISSIPPI RIVER BRIDGE - AB innovations to rehabilitate structurally deficient bridge
  • HUMAN RESOURCES - Topics for discussion - healthcare reform
  • SAFETY - New program focuses on one safety topic that is relevant to operations
  • EMPLOYEE PROFILES - Advice to those seeking employment at American Bridge
  • WELLNESS PROGRAM - Sign up for past programs at any time during the year
  • RETIREMENTS 2013 - AB thanks these long-term employees for their many years of service
  • AB PUBLISHED - Years of violence and bloodshed until AB's involvement with the Ironworkers
  • FLASHBACKS - AB built lift bridge still a main NJ artery after more than 70 years
  • BEAVERS AWARD - AB CEO recognized for his exceptional leadership on SAS

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