The mayor of London has announced that there will be no mayoral financial guarantees for the proposed Garden Bridge over the River Thames; as a result the controversial scheme is unlikely to go ahead.
The Welsh government has awarded a design services contract for the planned third crossing of the Menai Strait.
Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) in the USA has commissioned an environmental assessment as the first step in upgrading the ageing Route 51 Mississippi River crossing.
A contract has been awarded for the piling to support 75 bridges on the Woolgoolga to Ballina section of Pacific Highway upgrade in the Australian state of New South Wales.
Preparatory work is now under way for a new 525m-long crossing of the Clarence River in New South Wales, Australia.
Plans for a bridge in the Borneo rainforest have been scrapped following campaigning by conservationists.
All 608 concrete box-girder segments have now been erected for India’s longest extradosed bridge.
A commemoration ceremony has taken place to mark the start of construction of the US$211 million suicide deterrent system being added to the Golden Gate Bridge in the US city of San Francisco.
Four concepts have been selected by the US city of Tulsa for the next stage in a bridge design competition.
Italian-Turkish consortium scoops contract for latest Izmir motorway construction
Spanish consulting engineering firm Fhecor is about to embark on its first project with charity Bridges to Prosperity.
The Swedish Transport Authority,Trafikverket, has awarded a contract to Implenia to upgrade and replace five rail bridges in Stockholm as part of a major renovation of railway tracks, bridges and tunnels in the heart of the city.
The government of Montenegro is to begin exploring the best procurement model for the Verige Bridge over Boka Kotorska Bay.
The design has been unveiled for the replacement of a pedestrian bridge linking two key shopping locations in Toronto, Canada.
An review into the proposed Garden Bridge in London says that it would be better to accept the financial loss of cancelling the project than to risk uncertain additional costs to the public purse.
Dubai's Roads &Transport Authority has launched its new Bridges Management & Maintenance System Program, which is intended to manage all works related to the assessment of road condition, and identify any maintenance works required.
Construction is now under way of a second ‘friendship bridge’ linking Thailand and Myanmar.
Network Rail has published revised proposals for its plan to allow visitors to climb onto the Forth Bridge in Scotland.
Demolition has begun of a bridge that burnt down a few days ago on a major highway in the US state of Georgia.
Inspection report of 224-year old arch bridge in Ronda, Spain recommends water proofing of deck as well as implementation of a conservation programme
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