With cost and utility as the main design criteria, there is rarely anything to admire about modern footbridges built over UK railways. But this could soon change, reports Helena Russell
Crowdfunding is being sought to make a rolling steel footbridge a reality at Cody Dock on the Lea River, with the project approaching one-third of its US$241,000 target.
A multi-million-dollar gift has moved the planned 11th Street Bridge Park in Washington DC closer to its US$139 million funding target.
The winning entry has been chosen in the design competition for a new footbridge in Gauja National Park in Latvia.
Construction is now under way of a footbridge designed to withstand the challenging coastal environment of the Shipwreck Coast in Victoria, Australia.
The contractor has been named for a new pedestrian and cycle bridge that will create a link to a cultural area being developed on London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Crane lifts are now under way for a US$17 million enclosed footbridge at Perth Airport in Australia.
The crossing between Rotherhithe and Canary Wharf dropped in favour of fast ferry service.
The European Union has offered about US$10 million in match-funding for a project to link Ireland and Northern Ireland with a cross-border park and footbridge.
Elliptical aluminium-cladded tube at Køge Nord Station offers panoramic views along its length.
A task force within Hong Kong's Harbourfront Commission has approved the design of a 190m-long footbridge.
A steel footbridge featuring an atypical box girder design is the result of a project that aimed to accommodate future development in the area, write Héctor Beade-Pereda and John McElhinney.
The preferred design has been unveiled for a new path that will be added to the side of Auckland Harbour Bridge in New Zealand.
The winning entry has been announced in the international design competition for a commemorative bridge at the Irish National War Memorial Gardens in Dublin.
A proposal has been announced for a new footbridge in Brussels in Belgium.
The government of Queensland, Australia, has unveiled images of a pedestrian bridge that will be built in the centre of Townsville.
Cracks had been increasing in length daily prior to last year’s fatal collapse of a pedestrian bridge that was under construction in Florida, USA, according to newly released records.
A planning application has been submitted for the restoration of a former railway viaduct in the UK so that it can be reopened for use by pedestrians and cyclists.
The government of Montenegro has appointed a contractor to build a pedestrian bridge in the municipality of Mojkovac.
Steel sections are currently being transported to the site in north Cornwall in line with a planned opening in summer.
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