The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has reached a milestone in its ‘Restoring the George’ programme.
Three teams have been shortlisted for the design, construction and financing of a project to improve the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) and Credit River Bridge in Ontario, Canada.
From the archives: A major refurbishment of one of England's most significant historic bridges has also given the public the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal with a famous monument. Helena Russell reports.
The winning bid for upgrades to more than two dozen bridges in West Virginia, USA, has come in at about US$60 million less than last year’s lowest price.
Work will start on site in August to address extensive corrosion and damage to the historic Daly Bridge - also known as the Shakey Bridge - in Cork, Ireland.
The current phase of work to replace dozens of joints on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge in California, USA, is on track to be completed next month.
A robotic ‘exosuit’ that makes it easier to lift objects is being tested by workers carrying out maintenence of the Forth bridges in Scotland.
A US$11.2 million contract has been awarded for the refurbishment of a key crossing of the River Medway in the English county of Kent.
A structural health monitoring solution is being implemented on three major highway bridges spanning the Seine Estuary in France to help ensure their safe, effective and efficient management, write Matthew Anderson and Anthony Smith
Inspections carried out during the replacement of a joint on California’s Richmond-San Rafael Bridge have identified the need for a further 31 new joints.
Funding has been allocated to allow the immediate start of work on upgrades to nearly 250 bridges in the US state of Missouri.
The Canadian province of Alberta is planning further road and bridge upgrades to expand the network of routes that can carry oversized and overweight loads.
More than 200 US bridges are set to be upgraded after receiving funding from a US$1.5bn programme to revitalise infrastructure.
A US$253 million contract has been awarded for the rehabilitation of the Throgs Neck Bridge in New York, USA.
The French transport ministry has said that work is in hand to upgrade the two major bridges on its highway network that are in the most urgent need of repair.
The US states of Kentucky and Indiana have initiated the first steps in an extensive project to extend the life of the 56-year-old Sherman Minton Bridge.
An assessment of the 14,000 bridges in the US state of Kentucky is nearing completion and will help determine the priorities in a programme to repair or replace 1,000 of them.
The government of New South Wales in Australia is to introduce new security measures and higher fines in a bid to prevent people from climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge illegally.
A US$153 million contract has been awarded for the rehabilitation of the Waterbury Mixmaster, a series of bridges forming a complex highway interchange in Connecticut, USA.
The Canadian province of British Columbia has launched a tender for design work to protect the Lions Gate and Ironworkers Memorial bridges against shipping impact.
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