Two eminent civil engineers have been asked to lead a study into the feasibility of building a bridge or tunnel linking Northern Ireland and Great Britain across the Irish Sea.
A newly launched project to review transport connections across the United Kingdom is to include a study of the potential for a new crossing of the Irish Sea between Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
A study has confirmed the viability of building a fixed link over Scotland’s Corran Narrows and has found that a bridge would cost far less than a tunnel.
Two bridges are to be replaced following the completion of two studies into transport connections along Cape Cod Canal in the US state of Massachusetts.
The number of options has been whittled down to six for a US$240 million highway upgrade and bridge replacement project in South Carolina, USA.
A engineering consultancy contract worth up to US$5 million has been advertised for a proposed major crossing of the Mississippi River in Louisiana, USA.
The Indonesian government is studying a proposal to build the Batam-Bintan Bridge in the Riau Islands.
Douglas Shire Council in Australia has published a report that sets out options for improving travel over the Daintree River.
The local council on the Isle of Wight off southern England is to commission a study into the possibility of building a new bridge.
The sudden and significant subsidence of one of the piers of an historical arch bridge in Spainhas led to a challenging project carried out under risk of imminent collapse, write Txomin Echeveste Pedro Sancho and Luis Cosano.
The city council in the US city of Salem, Oregon, has decided that it doesn’t want a new bridge.
Fourteen potential routes have been identified for a new crossing to relieve congestion on the 6.9km Chesapeake Bay Bridge in the USA.
A technical review into a US$2.8 billion bridge project in Canada has concluded that the proposal was drawn up without full consideration of alternatives.
Port commissioners in the US state of Washington are calling for a new bridge over the Columbia River.
The Ukraine government plans to discuss with its Moldovan counterpart a proposal for a bridge linking the two countries across the River Dniester.
A study carried out by Stantec Consulting has found that it would not be feasible to add light rail tracks to the High Level Bridge in Edmonton, Canada.
Malaysia’s 2018 budget has made provision for a feasibility study into a major bridge.
Plans to expand the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT) in the eastern USA received environmental approval this week, allowing the project to move forward.
Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) in the USA has commissioned an environmental assessment as the first step in upgrading the ageing Route 51 Mississippi River crossing.
An environmental impact study for a 1,780m bridge over the River Uruguay is to be presented to the public this month.
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