A university in Illinois, USA, has secured funding for a four-year research project aimed at reducing the incidence of scour at bridges.
The contract has been awarded for a 3D-printed concrete footbridge that will be built as part of preparations for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.
The USA’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded the first-ever waiver allowing drones to carry out bridge inspections beyond the line of sight.
UK infrastructure operator Network Rail has entered into a partnership to help take forward the investigation, design and construction of a composite footbridge that it plans building.
A team from the University of Minnesota has made recommendations for bridge instrumentation after reviewing 10 years of data from the structure that replaced the collapsed I-35W bridge.
Asking readers to name the innovation that they believed had had the most impact on the bridge industry in the last 25 years was always going to lead to a variety of responses — but there was a clear winner.
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 USA’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded grants to 10 road and bridge projects that are aimed at accelerating the uptake of innovative tools and technologies.
A new software system for asset management that draws on the expertise of those who operate and maintain Denmark’s largest fixed links is being launched. Helena Russell finds out more.
A newly launched fire-resistant coating developed especially for composites has found its first bridge application on two fibre-reinforced plastic footbridges in north-west England.
Allplan’s latest bridge construction software contains a number of new features that its developers believe make it the first integrated 4D BIM tool for bridges.
Researchers from Brunel University London in the UK have developed a new concrete mix that is claimed to absorb 90% less salt than normal mixes.
Analysis using a new high-definition satellite radar system has indicated that the Morandi Bridge in Italy showed signs of warping in the months prior to last year’s collapse.
A research project at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has resulted in the development of a new anchoring system for carbon fibre reinforcement.
Materials company Polymaker has released footage of Shanghai Construction Group's 3D printer in the process of producing a 15m-long pedestrian footbridge, which took 30 days to complete and weighs 5,800kg.
A new bridge which was floated into place over a canal in Hengelo features three innovations which were specially designed for the project
A new report explores possible reasons why the Yukon River in Dawson City has not frozen for the past two winters.
A range of new game-based learning resources has been developed using data gathered from the three major bridges over the Firth of Forth in Scotland.
Rapid developments in drone technology are expected to enable a wider range of applications in the bridge inspection field. Shekhar Scindia, David Day and Matt Bacon reveal the trials being conducted by a bridge owner in the USA
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