Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has appointed a replacement contractor to finish the Changi Viaduct project.
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.
Panama’s government has given the formal authorisation for work to start on the US$1.5bn fourth bridge over the canal.
Bidding is now under way for a new swing bridge over the River Clyde in Scotland.
A US$253 million contract has been awarded for the rehabilitation of the Throgs Neck Bridge in New York, USA.
The 500th new bridge has been completed in a US$899 million project involving the accelerated replacement of structures that are in poor condition.
Exploratory work is taking place in the English town of Poole to investigate a grating noise that can be heard when the Twin Sails Bridge opens.
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.
The timber-clad pedestrian and cycle bridge has been designed to complement a nearby medieval bridge.
The US state of New York is set to start a two-year project to rehabilitate seven historic bridges along the Erie Canal.
The UK government is seeking industry input as part of an initiative to encourage construction projects to make greater use of digital manufacturing techniques.
A team from WilkinsonEyre and Cowi has set off from the UK to build a footbridge that will enable safe year-round access across the Sebeya River in Rwanda.
A contract has been awarded for upgrades to the structural health monitoring (SHM) systems on three major French bridges, including the Pont de Normandie.
Scottish government ministers have approved a major waterfront project that includes the first opening road bridge over the River Clyde.
Design checks carried out for the investigation into the fatal collapse of a bridge under construction in Florida, USA, have identified apparent flaws.
A design competition is set to launch next week for a commemorative bridge to improve access to the Irish National War Memorial Garden in Dublin.
The tender process has started for consultancy work for a planned 25km causeway linking Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.
The maintenance project, which will begin in December, involves the installation of a bespoke access platform to allow engineers to inspect the bridge hangers.
New Zealand’s Old Mangere Bridge is to be permanently closed later this month because of concerns about the risk to public safety.
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