A US$253 million contract has been awarded for the rehabilitation of the Throgs Neck Bridge in New York, USA.
Exploratory work is taking place in the English town of Poole to investigate a grating noise that can be heard when the Twin Sails Bridge opens.
The US state of New York is set to start a two-year project to rehabilitate seven historic bridges along the Erie Canal.
A contract has been awarded for upgrades to the structural health monitoring (SHM) systems on three major French bridges, including the Pont de Normandie.
The maintenance project, which will begin in December, involves the installation of a bespoke access platform to allow engineers to inspect the bridge hangers.
New Zealand’s Old Mangere Bridge is to be permanently closed later this month because of concerns about the risk to public safety.
The Chilean government has announced that a permanent repair plan is now in place for the Cau Cau Bridge.
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.
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