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18 Articles in June 2005
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Bahrain causeway set to start this year

Bahrain's Ministry of Works & Housing is planning for construction of a new US$190 million causeway to start by (...)

Plans outlined for Lake Washington bridge

Washington State Department of Transportation officials are this week presenting the design options for the replacement of the SR520 floating (...)

Agreement finalised for Golden Ears Bridge

The Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority has approved a master agreement for the Golden Ears Bridge with four local (...)

Bridges praised in steel design awards

Bridges featured strongly among the winners of the 2005 Structural Steel Design Awards, presented today in (...)

Atkins creates new post to raise bridge profile

Atkins Highways & Transportation has promoted Chris Hendy to be head of bridge design and (...)

Cathedral unveils design for glass bridge

Liverpool Anglican Cathedral has revealed models and images of the Bridge of Hope, a delicate glass and steel pedestrian structure designed by (...)

Work begins on Afghan-Tajik bridge

Afghan president Hamid Karzai and his Tajik counterpart Emomali Rakhmonov have laid the foundation stone for a bridge crossing the river (...)

Californian team wins US student bridge competition

Students from the University of California-Davis beat teams from 43 other engineering schools to win the US national student steel bridge (...)

Missouri's "practical design" scheme to save US$400 million

Missouri Department of Transportation has said that it will save nearly US$400 million over the next five years through the introduction of a (...)

Go-ahead given for landmark reed bridge

Funding has been awarded by the East of England Development Agency for a bridge based on the appearance of windswept (...)

Svinesund Bridge opens

Kings Harald V of Norway and Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden have jointly opened a new bridge that joins their countries across the Svinesund (...)

Bangladesh announces plans for Karnaphuli Bridge

Construction of the third Karnaphuli Bridge will begin early next year, Bangladesh's finance minister Saifur Rahman said in his budget (...)

Thames Gateway inquiry starts

The public inquiry into London's proposed Thames Gateway Bridge starts this (...)

Hyder announces latest Australian acquisition

Hyder Consulting has acquired Queensland-based Australian engineering and environmental services group Weathered (...)

HK government gives Stonecutters update

Work on Hong Kong's Route 8 expressway is progressing well, according to Hong Kong Highways Department deputy project manager David (...)

Bridge replaces level crossing on Sussex highway

The Highways Agency has announced the start of work on two projects to reduce accidents and congestion in Sussex, England (...)

Halcrow helps settle international causeway dispute

A group of four experts including Halcrow professors Chris Fleming and Roger Falconer have helped Malaysia and Singapore to come to an (...)

Consultants sought for western Mumbai sea crossing

Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation has published a tender notice for consultancy services on Mumbai's Western Freeway Sea (...)