More than 32,000m3 of materials from the former Tappan Zee Bridge in New York are to be recycled as artificial reefs.
Innovate UK is providing funding for a new research project that aims to develop a new structural health predictive modelling system to extend the lives of bridges.
Archaeologists from the British Museum are teaming up with Iraqi heritage professionals to preserve what is thought to be the oldest bridge still in existence.
The Canadian province of British Columbia has launched a tender for design work to protect the Lions Gate and Ironworkers Memorial bridges against shipping impact.
A temporary bridge being used on a bridge replacement project in Canada was installed in just three weeks.
Work is now under way improve pedestrian access to Sydney Harbour Bridge through the installation of lifts.
Delaware River Port Authority has appointed Modjeski & Masters to carry out the 2018 biennial inspection of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge in the USA.
Serious corrosion and damage to the main structural elements led to the closure of the imposing Hercílio Luz suspension bridge in Florianópolis in 1991. José Luis Silva, Pedro Faro, João Pedro Lopes and Hermes de Carvalho report
The use of unmanned aerial systems has seen rapid growth in the engineering, construction and inspection sectors. John Zuleger and Alicia McConnell explain how they are being used for cable inspections
A new system has been put to use for the first time to clear snow from the cables of Canada’s Alex Fraser Bridge.
The major US$170 million contract on the Mulheimer Bridge over the Rhine in Cologne, Germany will be carried out with the bridge kept open to traffic.
Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) in the USA has awarded a consultancy contract for the inspection of its moveable bridges.
Crews are set to start work next week on a US$37.1 million project to paint a bridge over the Sacramento River in California.
An new analysis has found that more than 54,000 US bridges are structurally deficient and that more than 225,000 have identified repair needs.
A key bridge in Prague has been closed to all traffic except pedestrians and cyclists after a safety assessment showed it to be in a dangerous state.
The Dutch government has committed additional funding for renovations of ageing bridges and tunnels.
The Canadian province of New Brunswick is to invest US$535 million in bridges over the next five years, including restoration of the world’s longest covered bridge.
A municipality in South Africa is considering the installation of steel cages over some of its bridges to prevent rocks being thrown onto vehicles below.
A major cable-stayed bridge in the US state of Georgia has been temporarily closed because of falling ice.
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Transport has appointed a consulting team to inspect all the bridges on the national highway network.
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