The English county of Worcestershire has begun refurbishment of one of its bridges under a programme that could also see another footbridge built.
Safety concerns have prompted the complete closure of London’s 133-year-old Hammersmith Bridge.
Highways England has awarded a contract with a total value of US$315 million for maintenance of its three major bridges in the south-west of the country.
Work will begin work next month to refurbish and rebuild one of the world’s oldest suspension bridges.
The US states of Nevada and Colorado have awarded bridge inspection contracts to begin in late summer.
Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has announced a precautionary plan to repair a bridge that has become an essential route after cracking forced closure of a neighbouring structure.
Restoration of the 200-year-old Union Chain Bridge linking England and Scotland is set to start following the appointment of the main works contractor.
San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge has long been an iconic structure that people flock to see, but now it is also something people can hear.
Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has awarded a contract for inspections of major river bridges throughout the US state.
A memorandum has been published outlining potential ways in which the cracked West Seattle High Rise Bridge might fail.
Following major restoration work, the UK’s largest steel arch bridge is close to reopening, with the crossing’s age and Grade II listed status posing some unique challenges.
A contractor has been appointed to stabilise the cracked West Seattle High-Rise Bridge and plans have been put in place in case the structure appears about to collapse.
Further repairs are taking place this week to the Twin Sails Bridge, which has been out of use for almost a month.
The governor of the US state of Maryland has announced that a deck rehabilitation project on the Bay Bridge has been completed more than a year ahead of the original schedule.
A pedestrian bridge in Saskatoon, Canada, has been closed to help prevent people coming into close contact with one another during the Covid-19 pandemic.
A study of efforts undertaken 20 years ago to mitigate corrosion of a reinforced concrete highway bridge has given researchers insights into the long-term effectiveness of different measures.
The Nigerian state of Lagos as closed part of Eko Bridge on safety grounds.
Latest figures show a slight reduction in the number of substandard road bridges managed by councils in Great Britain – though it would still take more US$1.4 billion to put them all right.
The state Department of Transportation has announced that the rehabilitation of the Charles J Arrigoni Bridge's approach spans will begin on 27 February
US politicians have introduced legislation aimed at securing US$20 billion in funding towards repairs of the country’s structurally-deficient bridges.
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