What is claimed to be the world’s longest ‘cycle skyway’ has just been completed in the Chinese city of Xiamen in Fujian province.
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.
Lendlease Engineering has been named as the preferred contractor for a 1km-long bridge as part of the Pacific Highway upgrade in New South Wales, Australia.
Councillors in Modesto in the US state of California are set to discuss a proposal that the city's 7th Street Bridge should be replaced with a precast concrete crossing.
The 1,550t pylon that will be the focal point of the New Wear Crossing in north-east England is now in place.
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.
The deck of the Queensferry Crossing in Scotland is now complete following the lift of the final segment.
Four teams have been chosen to bid for the design and construction of the new Champ Clark Bridge linking the US states of Missouri and Illinois.
There would be “obvious benefits” to building a third crossing of the Menai Strait, the Welsh government’s economy and infrastructure minister has said.
Emergency repair contracts with a total value of more than US$9 million have been ratified to safeguard the Delaware River Turnpike Bridge in the USA.
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission in the USA has approved the award of the construction contract for the new Scudder Falls (I-95) Bridge to the only contractor that bid for the project.
Four international joint ventures have submitted tenders to build and maintain a US$2.6bn suspension bridge over the Dardanelles Strait in Turkey.
Transport Scotland has published an invitation to tender for the replacement of expansion joints on the Forth Road Bridge.
An Indian-German team that includes Schlaich Bergermann Partner (SBP) has won an international competition that includes the design of a pedestrian and cycle bridge over the Mithi River in Mumbai, India.
The governor of the US state of New York has announced that more than half of the bridge replacements in a US$542 million programme are now complete.
Engineering firm Aurecon has been brought in by the South Australian government to carry out an independent review after debris fell from an overpass onto the road below.
The final closure took place this weekend of the superstructure of a heavy-duty road and rail bridge in China’s Jiangsu province.
A major bridge which connects Pennsylvania with New Jersey over the Delaware River will remain closed indefinitely while engineers develop a plan to stabilise the bridge after last week’s discovery of a fracture in a major truss member.
A researcher at Georgia State University in the USA is leading a study intended to develop guidance to help designers avoid their footbridges oscillating or bouncing alarmingly as people cross.
Work is getting under way this week to build a new footbridge that will include artwork to pay homage to the world's first iron bridge.
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