Friday, June 12, 2009
Bridge engineers and engineering firms from around the world will be gathering in Pittsburgh this weekend for the 26th annual International Bridge Conference, to be held from June 14 through the 17. Conference Technical Chairperson Jeff Campbell says a wide range of topics are covered, including bridge construction, bridge repair, equipment efficiency and cost efficiency. He says it has been gaining a lot of influence over the years, and it's one of the biggest gatherings of the topic in the country. He expects 1,500 attendees over the four-day event. Last year, participants came from 47 states and 18countries.