New Champlain Bridge reaches structural milestone
All steel girders for the superstructure of the New Champlain Bridge in Montréal, Canada, are now in place. Engineers are now working around the clock to close the final 650mm gap in the main span of the cable-stayed bridge superstructure over the St Lawrence Seaway navigational channel.
Proposal for 14km Australian bridge divides local opinion
A proposal to build a 14km bridge to South Australia's Kangaroo Island has been criticised by the local mayor. The consortium of local businesses has the backing of politician Frank Pangallo, who feels that lack of access is holding back development development of the island. However, local reports say that the island's mayor is highly critical of the scheme, which he[..]