Bridges, both large and small, are an essential part of our transportation system across the nation. They’re particularly critical in a state such as Alaska where we have mind-boggling rivers, both in size and will, and even greater bodies of water that separate our “here” from our “there.” Explorers and pioneers that we are, we always want to get “there” from “here.”
Operating a crane is precise work. The person at the controls wields a lot of power, swinging heavy items into place while a crew on the ground assists. A small mistake could mean costly property damage and even, in a small number of cases, lost lives.