11.05.10Cumbria seeks input on replacements for collapsed bridges
Councils in Cumbria in northern England are asking the people in Workington for input into the types of bridges that should replace two lost to floods last year.
11.05.10Aecom wins design contract for Shepherd Bridge strengthening
Aeom Australia has been appointed to develop concept plans and designs to upgrade the Shepherd Bridge in Yarraville in the Australian state of Victoria.
11.05.10Survey opens discussion on routes for Columbia River bridge
Consultants HW Lochner and JUB Engineers are carrying out a survey of possible routes for a new bridge over the Columbia River in Washington State, USA.
11.05.10North Carolina awards Yadkin River contract
North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has awarded a joint venture of Flatiron Constructors and Lane Construction a US$136 million design and build contract for the first phase of improvements to the I-85 highway corridor.
11.05.10Route chosen for Third Bosphorus Bridge
The Third Bosphorus Bridge will be built between Poyrazköy and Garipçe, Turkey’s minister of transportation and Istanbul’s mayor have announced.
15.04.10Parish votes on bridge proposals
Residents of the English town of Bradford on Avon will be invited to vote next week on proposals for a new pedestrian and cycle bridge that has been the subject of campaigns for and against its construction.
15.04.10Manitoba puts US$15 million estimate on repairs to buckled bridge
The Canadian province of Manitoba has said that it will need to invest at least US$15 million to restore the Pierre Delorme Bridge, which came close to collapse last year.
15.04.10Jacobs picked to manage Florida bridge
Jacobs Project Management is to start negotiations next week to confirm its appointment as construction manager for the Fort Hamer Bridge, which will cross the Manatee River in Florida, USA.
15.04.10Hardwood footbridge opens in Sefton
A new footbridge was opened this week across the Leeds Liverpool Canal in Sefton in the north west of England.