The government of Sarawak in Malaysia has awarded a US$73 million contract for construction of the Batang Paloh Bridge.
The arch for the 326m-long bridge was constructed from precast segments that were installed using two large tower cranes imported from China.
The first span has been poured for the eastern approach section of 3km-long crossing on a new highway scheme east of Bratislava in Slovakia.
Danish highway link takes shape as major milestone is reached.
Work is getting under way on a three-year programme to carry out repairs and install cathodic protection at three bridges in Oregon.
Work on the superstructure of the second of two bridges being built over the Benue River in Nigeria started last autumn, and is due for completion in October this year. Micha Petri reports
Preliminary report points towards lack of reinforcement in Chirajara Bridge tower cross-beam
Additional tests carried out following the discovery of falsified reports have confirmed the safety of the concrete used on Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge projects.
Improved seismic behaviour and faster construction were the goals for engineers designing and building the world’s first extradosed bridge with butterfly webs. Akio Kasuga reports
Eindhoven University of Technology has begun ‘printing’ the concrete elements for a 3D-printed cycle bridge that will be built in the Netherlands.
Site staff have been ordered to conduct non-destructive concrete strength tests on Hong Kong’s portion of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge projects to allay public concern following allegations of faked results.
The Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) has arrested 21 people for allegedly faking concrete tests on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge project.
The biggest arch bridge in Switzerland is due to open to traffic this year. Holger Haug reports on its design and construction
Thermal effects required a three-phase concrete pour for the central section of the deck completed this month.
There are currently only a small number of cable-stayed bridges in the African continent, but the most recent addition sets a new standard for aesthetics. Serge Latallerie, Jacques Ryckaert and Grégory Viel report. Photographs by Serge Latallerie
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