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.
The US government’s Federal Highway Administration has awarded a US$50 million contract for a project designed to improve the understanding of how bridges deteriorate over time.
A US$192 million design and build contract has been awarded for the rehabilitation of the Arlington Memorial Bridge in Washington, DC.
A contract has been awarded for the renovation of an 80-year-old road bridge in the Dutch city of Nijmegen.
Preliminary work is now under way on Spencer Group’s complex project to replace truss ends on Scotland's Forth Road Bridge with a new system.
English Heritage has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise the final part of the money needed to repair the world’s first iron bridge.
Oklahoma Transportation Commission in the USA has approved a US$926 million plan to replace or rehabilitate nearly 400 bridges and improve 1,285km of roads.
An unusual lifting operation over a freeway used by over a million vehicles per day gave engineers cause to scratch their heads when a deck section refused to shift, reports José María Sánchez de Muniáin.
Senior Chinese engineering officials have put numbers on the country’s vast network of highway and high-speed rail bridges.
A new UK campaign is aimed at reducing the number of bridges hit by oversized lorries.
A new research programme has been launched in the UK with aims including making infrastructure more resilient to extreme events.
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