Qatar’s public works authority, Ashghal, has announced the start of construction of what it says is the country’s first cable-stayed bridge.
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.
A new cable-stayed bridge in Basrah, Iraq, has just opened to traffic, 26 months after the first pile was driven. Mario de Miranda reports
A requirement for the simultaneous construction of twin bridges and their abutments on the new US$327-million Abu Dhabi-Dubai highway has been met through innovative formwork design.
Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) and Emaar Properties have approved the award of a contract to build a new 920m-long bridge.
Extensive precasting and a close integration of design and construction enabled Abu Dhabi’s Hodariyat Bridge to be built to a demanding schedule. Lisa Russell reports
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