The Lagos state government in Nigeria has signed a memorandum of understanding for construction of the 4th Mainland Bridge.
Steel bridge contractor Cleveland Bridge UK has reported a return to profit after four years, delivered under the stewardship of a new leadership team.
US federal approval has been given for a project to build a 3.9km bridge in North Carolina.
Architectural cable structure manufacturer Pfeifer Seil- und Hebetechnik has acquired an ownership interest in Fabritec Structures and Guard-All Building Solutions, which are based in Dallas, Texas in the USA.
The chief minister of the Malaysian state of Penang is sending a formal request to the federal government seeking approval to build a third bridge to the island instead of the proposed tunnel.
The Bangladesh Bridge Authority is inviting bids for a project to improve sustainable urban transport in Dhaka.
A new deck is being poured on the John F Kennedy Memorial Bridge as part of the work on the Downtown Crossing portion of the Louisville – Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project in the USA.
Canadian rail operator CN has opened a new rail bridge just 20 days after the original 365m-long wooden trestle structure was destroyed by fire.
London’s new mayor, Sadiq Khan, has given his backing to the proposed Garden Bridge over the River Thames but has demanded that the bridge is open to the public for more time than currently planned.
Work is set to start on the development of detailed design and site plans for a new cycle and pedestrian bridge over New Zealand’s Manawatu River following a decision by the local council.
Construction is set to start in Dubai of a new road scheme that includes two bridges.
Modjeski & Masters has been appointed for a project to rehabilitate the opening mechanism of the swing span of the Livingston Avenue Railroad Bridge in Albany in the US state of New York.
A referendum to be held in Switzerland next month will include a question about whether a major crossing should be built over Lake Geneva, which is known as Lac Léman in French.
Aarsleff is to build a new rail bridge linking Vordingborg and the island of Masnedø in Denmark.
Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development (DOTD) in the USA has terminated a bridge rehabilitation contract after failing to reach agreement with the contractor on how to protect birds living in the structure.
An 8,400t arch bridge was moved some 400m over the weekend in one of the largest operations of its kind ever seen.
Concept designs for the US$250 million rehabilitation of the Arlington Memorial Bridge have been submitted to the USA's National Capital Planning Commission.
Civil and structural engineering practice Degree of Freedom has opened a new office in Gdansk, Poland, led by Dr Marcin Kasiak.
Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is set to advertise for a contractor to build a new pedestrian bridge connecting the east and west sides of the Providence River.
The Philippine government has signed a loan agreement to enable construction of a US$104 million bridge over Panguil Bay in Northern Mindanao.
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