One of the world’s few remaining transporter bridges has secured a grant that will fund repairs and create new facilities for visitors.
The contracting team has been appointed for the US$125 million Bay City Bridges project in Michigan, USA.
Councillors are being asked to approve repairs of the Tees Transporter Bridge and the start of consultation on its future operation.
Construction of a twin-leafed opening bridge is now under way Trollhätten, Sweden.
The Irish government has awarded US$95.2 million in funding for a regeneration project that includes an opening bridge over the River Suir in Waterford.
Federal funding of over US$144 million has been secured towards the replacement of two ageing movable rail bridges in the US state of Connecticut.
The contractor has been chosen for the Gull Wing, the third crossing of Lake Lothing in Lowestoft, England.
The UK government has granted development consent for the Great Yarmouth Third River Crossing project.
A US$250 million contract has been approved for the first phase of work to replace the storm-damaged Raritan River Bridge in New Jersey, USA.
Further repairs are taking place this week to the Twin Sails Bridge, which has been out of use for almost a month.
Planning approval has been granted for a new bridge over Lake Lothing in Lowestoft in eastern England.
The final design is now under way for the vertical lift span of a network tied arch bridge in California, USA.
An agreement has been signed for the design and construction of a swing bridge in the Old City Harbour in Tallinn, Estonia.
The design has been picked for a US$200 million lift bridge over the Sacramento River in California, USA.
A US$940 million contract has been awarded for the design, construction and maintenance of a stretch of the A9 motorway near Amsterdam.
Entries are now welcome in the categories of short, medium and long span bridges, as well as for movable bridges and renovation/refurbishment/reuse/retrofit projects.
Suffolk County Council in eastern England has begun the hunt for a contractor to build the Lake Lothing Third Crossing in Lowestoft.
There is still not enough being done in the Netherlands to prevent accidents when remote-controlled bridges are opened, according to a report into injuries suffered by an elderly couple.
A Dutch-US research team is exploring the idea of creating a dynamic ‘bridge’ made from autonomous boats as a means of ferrying people across an Amsterdam waterway.
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.
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