The major US$170 million contract on the Mulheimer Bridge over the Rhine in Cologne, Germany will be carried out with the bridge kept open to traffic.
Work is set to start later this year on the refurbishment of a suspension bridge and construction of a new footbridge in Chatillon-sur-Loire, France.
An new analysis has found that more than 54,000 US bridges are structurally deficient and that more than 225,000 have identified repair needs.
A key bridge in Prague has been closed to all traffic except pedestrians and cyclists after a safety assessment showed it to be in a dangerous state.
The Dutch government has committed additional funding for renovations of ageing bridges and tunnels.
The Canadian province of New Brunswick is to invest US$535 million in bridges over the next five years, including restoration of the world’s longest covered bridge.
A contract has been awarded for the renovation of an 80-year-old road bridge in the Dutch city of Nijmegen.
Preliminary work is now under way on Spencer Group’s complex project to replace truss ends on Scotland's Forth Road Bridge with a new system.
Oklahoma Transportation Commission in the USA has approved a US$926 million plan to replace or rehabilitate nearly 400 bridges and improve 1,285km of roads.
A new UK campaign is aimed at reducing the number of bridges hit by oversized lorries.
Funds of US$123 million has been committed for an upgrade of a 67-year-old highway bridge in in the US state of Pennsylvania.
Fujitsu has developed a system that it says is successful in estimating the degree of internal damage to bridges.
The government of British Columbia in Canada has issued two tenders for improvements to the Alex Fraser Bridge
Michigan Department of Transportation in the USA has appointed a prime consultant for the anchor link and gusset plate replacement work on the first Blue Water Bridge.
A US contractor has been fined US$189,000 following a fall that resulted in multiple injuries to two workers on the Ross Island Bridge project in Portland, Oregon.
A new report has said that adding at elevator to the middle of a busy Vancouver bridge access could improve access to the island below.
Dubai's Roads &Transport Authority has launched its new Bridges Management & Maintenance System Program, which is intended to manage all works related to the assessment of road condition, and identify any maintenance works required.
The first lanes on the newly elevated deck of the Bayonne Bridge in New York are now open to traffic.
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.
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