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American Bridge Named to Fastest Growing Companies List

American Bridge is proud to announce their spot on the Pittsburgh Business Time’s 2014 list of Top 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in the Region, which was published in August. The list ranks companies by revenue growth from 2011-2013, with AB placed at number 61 overall. The list was also broken up into categories by industry, and…

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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

http://www.americanbridge.net/wp-content/uploads/AB_Connections_Winter_2013.pdf

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

http://www.americanbridge.net/wp-content/uploads/AB_Connections_Fall_2013.pdf

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

http://www.americanbridge.net/wp-content/uploads/AB_Connections_Summer_2013.pdf

AB Connections Spring 2013

In this edition of Connections:

  • ANNOUNCEMENT - AB's involvement in the new Tappan Zee Bridge construction
  • HURRICANE DECK BRIDGE - AB fights the weather and high-pressure gas main bored to keep this ATC project on schedule
  • TAMPA PROJECTS - Updates on five current and unique projects of the AB Tampa District
  • COLUMBUS ROAD LIFT - AB innovations to rehabilitate structurally deficient bridge
  • LVHR - Installation of bearings and erection of hub and spindle - critical part of project
  • EMPLOYEE PROFILES - Advice to those seeking employment at American Bridge
  • ABM SAFETY - Top safety records in hazardous working environment
  • WELLNESS PROGRAM - Receive incentives for minding your health
  • AB PUBLISHED - AB's major role in the U.S. space program since its inception in the early 1950s
  • HUMAN RESOURCES - Necessary versus preventative medical care
  • FLASHBACKS - Three of four railroad tracks still in use after nearly 100 years
  • FRC MAIN CABLE - Walk the cable was this contest's winning prize

http://www.americanbridge.net/wp-content/uploads/AB_Connections_Spring_2013.pdf

AB Connections Winter 2012

In this edition of Connections:

  • NEW HIRES - AB is hiring despite the economy
  • DICK FOSTER - Retires after 44 years at AB
  • CURRENT CONTRACTS - KS City District's first contract
  • HIGHLIGHT - Walt Whitman Bridge Rehabilitation
  • HUMAN RESOURCES/WELLNESS - Grand prize raffle winner
  • INTERVIEW WITH CEO - After Mike Flowers' first year
  • FLASHBACKS - 1913 lift bridge still in use today
  • AB PUBLISHED - SAS in the past and present
  • SAFETY COMMITTEE - Updates for the new year

http://www.americanbridge.net/wp-content/uploads/AB_Connections_Winter_2012.pdf
Huey P. Long Bridge Recognized as a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark

When American Bridge completed the Huey P. Long Bridge in 1935, it was the first New-Orleans-area Mississippi River crossing to accommodate both railroad cars and automobiles. In September of 2012, the ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) held a ceremony, recognizing the bridge in its Historic Civil Engineering Landmark Program. In just ten months, American…

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AB Connections Fall 2012

In this edition of Connections:

  • SAN FRANCISCO/OAKLAND BAY BRIDGE SELF-ANCHORED SUSPENSION SPAN - Six years into the project, the self-anchored suspension span of the new San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge is being put to the test
  • AB EQUIPMENT - AB innovations and "in it for the long run" investments
  • ANNUAL MEETING - The 2012 annual meeting welcomed new board members and congratulated an AB employee for her 25 years of service
  • HR/WELLNESS - Wellness program updates for the coming months and information on your open enrollment
  • FLASHBACKS - The completion of an AB-built bridge prompts the retirement of a 220-year-old historic ferry
  • AB PUBLISHED - AB's role on the iconic Golden Gate Bridge
  • PROJECT CEREMONY - FL governor boasts AB's Berth 12 project is expected to create over 775 jobs

http://www.americanbridge.net/wp-content/uploads/AB_Connections_Fall_2012.pdf

AB Connections Summer 2012

In this edition of Connections:

  • CURRENT CONTRACTS - Comments from the CEO on performance thus far in 2012
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE
  • HR/WELLNESS - Take advantage of health care provider changes and plan for healthy improvements with upcoming wellness activities
  • PROJECT UPDATE - Kansas City District Vice President explains how this project was won through AB innovation
  • AB PUBLISHED - The author describes AB's construction on the original Verrazano-Narrows to be the most complex, dangerous and romantic
  • FLASHBACKS - Pittsburgher's bid farewell to their Civic Arena; the first and largest structure with a retractable roof in the world when completed
  • SAFETY - With high employee participation and management support AB is even closer to the zero incident workplace goal

http://www.americanbridge.net/wp-content/uploads/AB_Connections_Summer_2012.pdf
EHW Constructors Joint Venture awarded a $331,372,767 contract

Virginia Beach, Virginia – On May 9, 2012 the EHW (Explosives Handling Wharf) Constructors Joint Venture (consists of 45 percent Skanska, 35 percent American Bridge and 20 percent NOVA) was awarded a $331,372,767 firm-fixed-price construction contract for construction of an explosives handling Wharf No. 2, including option item 0001 for the construction of two new…

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