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Funding released for final phase of Presidio Parkway

US transportation secretary Ray LaHood has announced that work on the final segment of the Presidio Parkway project in San Francisco can move (...)

Mersey Gateway secures planning approval

The procurement process for the Mersey Gateway bridge in north west England can now begin in earnest following the granting of planning (...)

Infinity wins contract for Basoli Bridge

Infinity Engineering Group has been awarded a contract to provide consultancy services for a cable-stayed bridge over the River Ravi in India. (...)

Wanted for purchase: bridge design company

Experienced structural engineer and financially strong business man is looking to buy a well established bridge design company, located in Europe (...)

Highways Agency plans fast-track bridge installation

Contractors working for the Highways Agency are set to remove thousands of cubic metres of embankment and install a 1,300t railway bridge (...)

World Bank set to finalise Padma finance package

The World Bank has confirmed that it expects to finalise an initial US$1.2 billion financing package for the Padma Multipurpose Bridge project (...)

Scottish Parliament approves Forth Replacement Crossing

Members of the Scottish Parliament have voted overwhelmingly in favour of the replacement of the Forth Road Bridge with a new cable-stayed (...)
Busan Geoje link opens

Busan Geoje link opens

Two major cable-stayed bridges opened to traffic this week to link the Korean mainland and the island of Geoje. The 8.2km Geoga Bridge is a (...)
Winner announced in Mulde River competition

Winner announced in Mulde River competition

The slender steel composite bridge has nine spans and Y-shaped piers. It has been designed to integrate harmoniously with the meadow and (...)
Heavy rain washes away Panama bridge approach

Heavy rain washes away Panama bridge approach

Panama's Centennial Bridge is closed to traffic after the collapse of one of its approach roads immediately adjacent to the bridge. The (...)

Board gives green light to Portland light rail bridge

The go-ahead has been given for design and construction of a US$127 million light rail bridge in Portland in the US state of Oregon.The board (...)

Three teams begin bidding for SR520 Bridge

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) in the USA has issued a request for proposals to three prequalified bidding teams seeking (...)
Ceremony marks completion of new Florida bridge

Ceremony marks completion of new Florida bridge

A dedication ceremony will be held this week to mark Flatiron's completion of the new John's Pass Bridge in Florida. The US$77 million scheme in (...)

Major crack closes new Indian bridge

A new bridge in Chillaghat in Uttar Pradesh in India has been closed to traffic following the appearance of a crack reported to be about 200mm (...)

Designs unveiled for wildlife bridge

The five shortlisted designs have been unveiled in an international competition to come up with the forerunner of a new style of wildlife crossing (...)
Work starts on Madison Milson Bridge

Work starts on Madison Milson Bridge

A groundbreaking ceremony will take place tomorrow for a project to replace the 970m-long superstructure of the Milton-Madison Bridge, which (...)
Arches chosen for River Tay scheme

Arches chosen for River Tay scheme

Perth & Kinross Council in Scotland has chosen a bridge with three arches as the preferred design for a new pedestrian and cycle bridge over (...)

Tunnel emerges as new preferred option for Fehmarnbelt

An immersed tunnel has replaced a cable-stayed bridge as the project promotor's preferred option for a fixed link across the Fehmarnbelt (...)

ADB provides funds for Padma Bridge

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has today approved a US$615 million loan for the construction of the Padma Bridge in (...)

Edmonton starts planning for new Walterdale Bridge

The council in the Canadian city of Edmondton has started seeking public input into the proposed replacement of the Walterdale Bridge with (...)