The 2019 New York City Bridge Conference will be held on August 26th-27th at the New York Hilton Midtown, NYC. The conference is seeking papers from bridge engineers; including operators, designers, researchers, and contractors. The conference proceedings will be published in a hardcover volume. Select papers will be published in a special issue of the Journal of Bridge Structures. Guidelines with complete instructions for manuscript preparation will be sent to corresponding authors by February 25, 2019. To get published in the conference proceedings, you must adhere to the Important Dates shown on the side.

  • Cable-Supported & Long Span Bridges
  • Asset Management of Bridges
  • Risk-Based Inspection 
  • Reliability-Based Analysis & Evaluation
  • Seismic Analysis, Design & Retrofit
  • Bridge Analysis & Design – Concrete Segmental Bridges
  • Fatigue, Brittle Fracture & Stress Corrosion
  • Design & Monitoring of Rail Bridges
  • Bridge Instrumentation & Health Monitoring
  • Bridge Inspection, Maintenance & Rehabilitation
  • Innovative Bridge Technology
  • Movable Bridges – Bridge Scour & Hydraulics
  • Bridge Security
  • Bridge History & Aesthetics

In recognition of achievements in bridge design and bridge engineering research, the Bridge Engineering Association will grant Bridge Engineering Award to an individual that has made significant contributions to the field of bridge engineering. The award will be presented at the New York City Bridge Conference. The award has a monetary value of $5,000. Nominations will be accepted for live individuals only. To nominate an individual for her/his professional bridge engineering accomplishments, please submit a letter of nomination and the nominee’s resume to the Bridge Engineering Association via email to kmahmoud@bridgeengineer.org, by February 25, 2019.


FEBRUARY 21, 2019
Please submit your English narrative abstract, up to 300 words to info@bridgeengineer.org. To ensure the technical quality of the conference program, each author will be responsibile for the review of two papers.

FEBRUARY 25, 2019
Notification of acceptance will be emailed to all corresponding authors.

MARCH 25, 2019
Manuscripts are due at the Bridge Engineering Association office.

MARCH 25 – APRIL 26, 2019
Review of manuscripts.

APRIL 30, 2019
Final manuscripts are due at the Bridge Engineering Association office. Manuscripts received after this date will not be published in the conference proceedings.

JUNE 28, 2019
Due date for PowerPoint Presentations

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