A number of arrests have been made in connection with information that has emerged during the investigation into last year’s fatal collapse of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy.
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.
Canadian rail operator CN has formed a partnership for the rapid reconstruction of a key rail bridge that was destroyed by fire in May.
The Indonesian government has secured grant aid of up to US$23 million for a programme to reconstruct bridges in Central Sulawesi Province.
A new report is highly critical of decisions taken by engineers in the run-up to last year's fatal collapse of a pedestrian bridge that was under construction in Florida.
The sudden and significant subsidence of one of the piers of an historical arch bridge in Spainhas led to a challenging project carried out under risk of imminent collapse, write Txomin Echeveste Pedro Sancho and Luis Cosano.
Cracks had been increasing in length daily prior to last year’s fatal collapse of a pedestrian bridge that was under construction in Florida, USA, according to newly released records.
A New Zealand company has been fined US$100,000 after a poorly designed scaffold structure collapsed while seven people were at work on a bridge maintenance project.
Public authorities in the Brazilian state of Pará have launched an inquiry after a 200m-long section of a bridge fell into the River Moju after being hit by a boat.
New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has said that there is no evidence to support suggestions that a lack of maintenance or earlier work upstream led to this week’s failure of a bridge over a swollen river.
Heavy rainfall in the island led to Keritis Bridge's collapse, caught live by a local TV station
A stretch of motorway in Johannesburg, South Africa, is to be completely closed for eight months to allow emergency bridge repairs to take place.
Norwegian roads authority Statens Vegvesen is carrying out twice-daily inspections of the newly-opened Halogaland Bridge after one of the anchor bolts holding the main cable in place was found to have cracked.
Fabrication is now complete of new diagonal bracing for the USA’s Sunshine Bridge, which was badly damaged when it was hit by a barge in October 2018.
The bridge’s concrete piers and steel structure had been repaired last year after an earlier collapse in 2016 due to flooding.
Further specialist engineers are due to arrive on site to help extract a half-tonne pin from the lifting mechanism of Twin Sails Bridge, which has been out of use for several weeks.
The incident on La Pala Bridge occurred less than 2km away from the site of the Chirajara Bridge collapse that killed nine workers in January this year.
Design checks carried out for the investigation into the fatal collapse of a bridge under construction in Florida, USA, have identified apparent flaws.
Demolition is set to start on 15 December of the Italian bridge whose collapse in August killed 43 people.
Ongoing problems with a new lifting bridge in the Netherlands have required major repair works. Helena Russell reports
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