Researchers at EPFL in Switzerland have built a prototype footbridge using reinforced-concrete blocks taken from the redundant walls of a building that is being renovated.
Researchers from Scotland and the USA are seeking to harvest the energy that is generated when bridges vibrate and use it to power sensors.
A 3D-printed stainless steel bridge has been installed over a canal in Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
Researchers at the University of Canterbury (UC) in New Zealand have developed a design of bridge that they claim would yield little to no damage if hit by a strong earthquake.
The owner, operator and developer of Britain’s railway infrastructure has unveiled a new design of bridge that that it hopes will transform rail crossings across the country.
Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has signed a memorandum of understanding to explore developing a suspended transport network.
In this Bd&e Presents, we spoke to Gregor Strekelj of Allplan about the Allplan Bridge solution and how it can help solve some of the prevailing challenges in the global bridge industry.
A new agreement will see Netherlands-developed technology deployed for the manufacture of fibre-composite bridges in Australia.
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.
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