The French transport ministry has said that work is in hand to upgrade the two major bridges on its highway network that are in the most urgent need of repair.
Work is getting under way on a three-year programme to carry out repairs and install cathodic protection at three bridges in Oregon.
An assessment of the 14,000 bridges in the US state of Kentucky is nearing completion and will help determine the priorities in a programme to repair or replace 1,000 of them.
The government of New South Wales in Australia is to introduce new security measures and higher fines in a bid to prevent people from climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge illegally.
A new operator taking over tourism activities on the Sydney Harbour Bridge is planning to introduce new climb routes and improve accessibility.
Watch the dramatic process to cut out and remove part of the old Tappan Zee Bridge in the USA.
Mumbai Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has opened the tender process for the inspection of a series of bridges.
City councillors in the Czech capital Prague have decided to replace the Liben Bridge with a new crossing.
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.
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