The early development of visual quality goals and ranking criteria have underpinned the largest construction project ever undertaken by Washington DC’s District Department of Transportation, write Nathan M Porter, Kenneth V Butler, and Keith Brownlie
Two projects completed this year have added to the growing catalogue of 3D-printed bridges, but what has been learned along the respective developmental journeys? And how can the technology be best exploited in bridge construction? Khalifa Bokhammas investigates
Researchers at EPFL in Switzerland have built a prototype footbridge using reinforced-concrete blocks taken from the redundant walls of a building that is being renovated.
The final design and construction methods for Canada’s latest landmark crossing have been significantly optimised through the use of an innovative project delivery model, write Edouard Renneville, Rami Mansour and Majella Anson-Cartwright
Florida Department of Transportation has announced that one lane in each direction will be open for the first 1.6km of the bridge from the week beginning 22 March.
The development includes four new bridges and six existing bridges that are to be widened or lengthened to suit the layout of the new interchange in the coastal province of KwaZulu Natal.
Following static and dynamic load testing conducted last week, the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) has stated it plans to open the two-lane Isimba Bridge to vehicles later this month.
Four girders have collapsed on a bridge being built across the Anjarakandy River in the Kannur District of Kerala State in south-west India.
An event has been held to display what is claimed to be Japan’s first prestressed concrete bridge structure made using 3D-printed components.
The Longtan Tianhu Bridge in China will have a main span of 600m
The second section of deck has been installed for a new crossing to replace the bridge which collapsed last year in Genoa, Italy.
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.
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