20 Articles in May 2005

Transport secretary outlines HK-Zhuhai-Macau progress

Funding arrangements for the proposed HK-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge are being studied, Hong Kong's environment, transport and works secretary Dr Sarah (...)

Swale Crossing piers completed

Concreting of an 8.5m high section marked the completion of the final pier for the Swale Crossing in Kent, (...)

Two bidders vie for Messina contract

Two Italian-led consortia have submitted tenders for the record-breaking Messina (...)

Cleveland Bridge to carry out Tay upgrade

The Tay Road Bridge Joint Board has awarded Cleveland Bridge a US$29 million contract for refurbishment and bearing replacement of the crossing (...)

Soil tests begin for Washington schemes

Washington State Department of Transportation has started drilling soil samples for two major projects, the US$500 SR 520 Bridge over Lake (...)

Launching starts on Paddington Bridge project

A crucial stage of the UK's Paddington Bridge project is under way, with a section of the replacement bridge being launched into place across (...)

Detroit arch takes shape

A soaring blue arch bridge under construction in Dallas will serve as a landmark for visitors arriving in the city from the direction of the (...)

Vietnam celebrates Binh Bridge opening

Opening of Vietnam's new Binh Bridge over the Cam River in Haiphong was timed for 13 May to coincide with the city's 50th anniversary of (...)

Florida gets US$1 billion hurricane recovery boost

US secretary of transportation Norman Mineta has announced that Florida's roads and bridges will be given US$928 million to help in the repair (...)

Lhasa River Bridge completed

A landmark bridge on the world's highest railway has been finished. The 928m-long bridge stands on the 1,118km Qinhjao-Tibet railway which (...)

Gatwick's world-beating air passenger bridge opens

The largest air passenger bridge in the world was opened today at BAA's Gatwick (...)

Finnish-funded bridge starts on site in Vietnam

Construction of the Cau Rao 2 Bridge has started this week in Hai Phong, Vietnam. Finland is providing some 85% of the US$18.5 million funding (...)

Consents given for Mumbai sea crossing

The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation has received environmental and archaeological consents for the 22.25km Mumbai Trans Harbour (...)

HK government refutes "wild speculation" about bridge

Hong Kong's Environment, Transport & Works Bureau has rejected "wild speculation" that the local section of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (...)

Business leaders urge support for Mersey Gateway

Business leaders in the Merseyside region have joined forces to encourage the UK government to back the proposed Mersey Gateway (...)

Autumn start planned for Thai mega-causeway

The first foundations are to be sunk later this year for a 47km causeway bridge spanning the Gulf of Thailand south-west of (...)

OSHA announces fines for Four Bears Bridge accident

The US Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has cited JD Steel Company of Phoenix, Arizona and Fru-Con Construction of Ballwin (...)

Fibreglass road bridge continues German town's tradition

Fiberline has built what is believed to be mainland Europe's first glass fibre reinforced plastic road (...)

Planning of new Forth Crossing to start

The Forth Estuary Transport Authority has agreed to procede with planning of a third major crossing of the Firth of (...)

Flood damaged bridge reopens

Washington Crossing Toll Supported Bridge has reopened to traffic a month after one of the masonry piers suffered damage during (...)