35 Articles in Design 2006

Opening date set for Grand Canyon Skywalk

The dramatic glass walkway being built more than 1,200m above the floor of Grand Canyon will open on 28 March 2007, it has been (...)

Designs chosen for Ohio River bridges

A committee made up of 10 officials from the US states of Kentucky and Indiana has chosen the types of bridges that will form two new crossings (...)

Four vie to win contract for 800 bridges

Missouri Department of Transportation has shortlisted four teams for a contract to design, build, finance and maintain more than 800 bridges (...)

Winning design chosen in Stratford competition

A design by Ian Ritchie Architects/Schlaich Bergerman und Partner has been chosen as the winning entry in a competition for a new bridge in (...)

Long-span Rhein footbridge completed

A footbridge with a 230m-long free span has been completed, crossing the Rhein between Huningue in France and Weil-am-Rhein in (...)

Three teams shortlisted for Delaware bridge

Delaware Department of Transportation in the USA has picked three teams with cable-stayed bridge experience to compete for the US$130 million (...)

Four bids received for Vidin-Kalafat bridge

Evaluation has begun of four tenders received this week for construction of a 2km road and rail bridge over the River Danube between Vidin (...)

Hyder finishes preliminary design for JiZhao Bridge

Hyder Consulting has completed the concept and preliminary design for a glass-clad bridge over the Haihe River in the Chinese city of (...)

Leighton Abigroup scoops Gateway upgrade

The Leighton Abigroup Joint Venture has been announced as the preferred team for the US$1.4 billion Gateway upgrade project. The design, (...)

Dual celebrations for Newport bridges

A pedestrian and cycle bridge opened this week in Newport, on the same day that the Welsh city's famous Transporter Bridge celebrated its (...)

Consultation starts on Stratford designs

The five entries to a competition to design a new bridge for Stratford-upon-Avon in England have now been (...)

Alternatives spelt out for SR 520 bridge

Washington State Department of Transportation has published a draft environmental impact statement covering options for the floating bridge (...)

Design finalised for Karnaphuli Bridge

Construction of Bangladesh's Karnaphuli Bridge is set to start on 7 August following finalisation of the structure's (...)

Bay Bridge falsework design begins

Klohn Crippen Berger has begun construction engineering for the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in (...)

Delaware starts hunt for Indian River team

Delaware Department of Transportation has invited statements of qualification for the Indian River Inlet Bridge design and build (...)

Shortlist announced for River Avon footbridge

Five teams have been shortlisted in a competition for the design of an iconic footbridge over the River Avon in Stratford-upon-Avon in (...)

Biloxi Bay design set to start

Parsons is to begin designing a replacement for the bridge across Biloxi Bay in Mississippi, USA, as part of the GC Constructors design-build (...)

Delaware announces plans for Indian River Inlet Bridge

Delaware Department of Transportation intends to begin the process this month of appointing a design and build contractor to replace the Indian (...)

Construction of Kincardine Bridge starts today

Design and build contracting joint venture Morgan-Vinci is set to start work today on construction of a bridge over the Forth at Kincardine (...)

Bids opened for Mississippi's Biloxi Bay Bridge

GC Constructors' bid of US$338.6m was the lowest of the three received yesterday by the Mississippi Department of Transportation for the design (...)