Design shortcomings and a lack of appreciation of the risks of taking cores close to a water main are among factors blamed for last year’s partial collapse of a bridge onto a railway line in Leicestershire, England.
The mayor of London has announced that there will be no mayoral financial guarantees for the proposed Garden Bridge over the River Thames; as a result the controversial scheme is unlikely to go ahead.
The Welsh government has awarded a design services contract for the planned third crossing of the Menai Strait.
An review into the proposed Garden Bridge in London says that it would be better to accept the financial loss of cancelling the project than to risk uncertain additional costs to the public purse.
The launch of the 4,750t bridge deck of Sunderland’s New Wear Crossing was completed yesterday following a 20-hour operation.
Arup and Mabey have introduced a new type of bridge made from post-tensioned polymer modules that can be assembled rapidly without the need for heavy equipment.
Tees Valley Combined Authority (TVCA) is moving forward with plans for two new river crossings in north-east England.
Foster & Partners has been named as the architectural team for the Upper Orwell Crossings project in Ipswich in Eastern England.
Knight Architects and Arup have submitted plans for a new bridge to carry a transit link to London Luton Airport in the UK.
CH2M has been appointed by Glasgow City Council in Scotland to design a new pedestrian and cycle bridge.
Britain’s first asymmetrical network arch railway bridge was lifted into place yesterday by the country’s largest crawler cranes.
Planners in the English city of Cambridge have given unanimous approval to Knight Architects' and Skanska's design for a new foot and cycle bridge.
The 1,550t pylon that will be the focal point of the New Wear Crossing in north-east England is now in place.
The deck of the Queensferry Crossing in Scotland is now complete following the lift of the final segment.
There would be “obvious benefits” to building a third crossing of the Menai Strait, the Welsh government’s economy and infrastructure minister has said.
Transport Scotland has published an invitation to tender for the replacement of expansion joints on the Forth Road Bridge.
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.
The 100m centrepiece of the New Wear Bridge has been delivered to north-east England from its fabrication yard in Belgium.
Transport Scotland has announced that a series of highly details 3D scans of the Forth Bridge will form the basis for computer games aimed at promoting engineering skills for children.
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