The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute’s ASPIRE Concrete Bridge Magazine addresses effective strategies for engaging communities in bridge projects. The article, written by Richard R. Dion, explains how government agencies and companies can engage community members in bridge projects.
When community members are informed, they can be part of the decision-making process and have a voice in discussions about aesthetics, funding, and local impact. Their involvement helps ensure transparency and community satisfaction.
Utilize outreach and social media to communicate with the public. Local communities like to know what is going on, and bridge construction can be a highly anticipated event for many communities, another reason why communication is important.
Click here to read the PCI article.