A planning application has been submitted for the restoration of a former railway viaduct in the UK so that it can be reopened for use by pedestrians and cyclists.
Local authorities in south-west England have awarded an eight-year structural health monitoring (SHM) contract to help extend the life of the Tamar Bridge.
The historic Hammersmith Bridge, which crosses the River Thames in London, England, has been closed to road traffic indefinitely after safety inspections revealed critical faults.
A research study carried out by two US universities has found that magnesium chloride deicers may be causing more hidden damage to bridges than previously thought.
A US$11.2 million contract has been awarded for the refurbishment of a key crossing of the River Medway in the English county of Kent.
One of the companies that helped build the Humber Bridge more than 40 years ago has secured the contract for a year-long inspection programme covering the structure’s main cables.
Up to 2,000 vibration-powered sensors are to be installed on the Mackinac Bridge in Michigan, USA, following successful testing of 20 prototypes.
A structural health monitoring solution is being implemented on three major highway bridges spanning the Seine Estuary in France to help ensure their safe, effective and efficient management, write Matthew Anderson and Anthony Smith
A partnership between Scotland’s Heriot-Watt University and rail industry body RSSB plans to develop a robotic system to facilitate closer inspection of the arches of railway bridges.
Inspections carried out during the replacement of a joint on California’s Richmond-San Rafael Bridge have identified the need for a further 31 new joints.
The city council in Vancouver, Canada, is considering a proposal to change the central traffic lanes on the Granville Bridge into a path for pedestrians and cyclists.
New York State Department of Transportation has awarded a consultancy contract for the rehabilitation of two century-old lift bridges over the Erie Canal.
Funding has been allocated to allow the immediate start of work on upgrades to nearly 250 bridges in the US state of Missouri.
The contractor has been appointed for the first phase of a major art project to illuminate bridges along the River Thames in central London.
The Canadian province of Alberta is planning further road and bridge upgrades to expand the network of routes that can carry oversized and overweight loads.
Newly published research says that the money needed to clear the backlog of bridge maintenance in Great Britain has risen from US$6.3 billion to US$8.5 billion in a year.
A US$253 million contract has been awarded for the rehabilitation of the Throgs Neck Bridge in New York, USA.
Exploratory work is taking place in the English town of Poole to investigate a grating noise that can be heard when the Twin Sails Bridge opens.
The US state of New York is set to start a two-year project to rehabilitate seven historic bridges along the Erie Canal.
A contract has been awarded for upgrades to the structural health monitoring (SHM) systems on three major French bridges, including the Pont de Normandie.
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