AboutJames Gilcher

    James Gilcher is a Marketing intern for Composite Advantage, currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in Professional Writing and Information Design.

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    December 19, 2018

    Updating the Fishing Bridge in Yellowstone

    Yellowstone National Park's Fishing Bridge recently benefited from one of the key attributes of fiberglass reinforced polymer (FRP) decking: light weight. Reducing the dead load on bridge structures affords engineers more...

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    Topics: vehicle bridges, frp bridge, FRP, Yellowstone National Park

    September 05, 2018

    Ferry Travel in the 21st Century

    We often think of bridges as the best means to move vehicles, passengers, and cargo over waterways. However, there is another method for moving goods from one shore to another.

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    Topics: FAST Act, New York City, river transportation, FRP

    August 22, 2018

    Dominion Energy Uses Creative Techniques to Provide New Life for Transmission Towers

    Every project at Composite Advantage involves numerous entities working together to bring it to completion. The Dominion Power project was no exception. The project involved replacing the Virginia transmission towers’...

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    Topics: waterfront infrastructure, fenders

    July 03, 2018

    Bridges' Part of the Nation's Independence Day Celebration

    It’s Independence Day or as most of us refer to the holiday that honors the United States’ adoption of the Declaration of Independence—the Fourth of July. Many of us will hit the roads and take advantage of our nation’s...

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    Topics: historic bridges, suspension bridge

    June 20, 2018

    Santiago Calatrava: The man behind the bridges

    Behind every bridge there are countless individuals who help to design, plan and build the finished product. Some of these designers have left a memorable mark on the world of architecture. Bridges serve as paths between two...

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    Topics: pedestrian bridges, cantilever sidewalks, steel bridge, vehicle bridges, historic bridges

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