Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development (DOTD) in the USA plans to issue new tenders for a bridge re-decking and joint repair contract after receiving only bid, which was for far more than the estimate.
The US$250 million rehabilitation of the Arlington Memorial Bridge in Washington DC is now moving into the design phase following a decision on the extent of the work needed.
Transport Scotland has published an invitation to tender for the replacement of expansion joints on the Forth Road Bridge.
Extensive corrosion has been found on the State Route 25 bridge over the Columbia River at Northport in Washington, USA.
A 27-month renovation project is now under way for the first major modern bridge to be entirely designed and built using Chinese expertise.
A new system to jack up arch bridges was tested successfully in the UK this week.
A unanimous vote has recommended a US$3.3bn proposal to widen the existing 5.6km combined bridge and tunnel crossing of Hampton Roads in the US state of Virginia.
The US Department of Transportation has approved a 10-year plan that schedules funding for the repair of 175 structurally deficient bridges in Rhode Island.
The Indian government has launched a bridge inventory system to help ensure timely repair are carried out.
Transport Canada has demanded emergency repairs to the privately owned Ambassador Bridge, which provides a key link to the USA.
Amey has begun the final phase of replacing ‘truss end links’ on the ageing Forth Road Bridge in Scotland.
Automated painting systems are being developed to carry out a full repaint of the steel girders on the 8km-long Oresund Bridge. Bengt Hergart and Hanna Nilsson set out the challenges this major project will pose.
The UK's Rail Accident Investigation Board has announced that it is to investigate the partial collapse of a bridge over live rail lines at Barrow on Soar in the UK.
Poole Bridge in the English county of Dorset is to close for nine months to enable extensive repairs and improvements to be carried out.
Five cases of material falling from bridges have been highlighted in the latest Confidential Reporting on Structural Safety newsletter, in a timely reminder of the danger of hidden defects on bridges.
The government of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan has announced funding of US$31 million for the replacement or rehabilitation of 36 bridges in the coming year.
The US Department of Transportation has awarded a US$90 million grant towards the urgent repairs needed to the Arlington Memorial Bridge.
VicRoads - the roads authority in the Australian state of Victoria - has unveiled designs put forward by four architectural and urban design firms for a facelift of the Swan Street Bridge in Melbourne..
Video shows the construction of the Sellwood Bridge in Multnomah County, Oregon.
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