Queensferry Crossing

Automated barriers could ease Queensferry diversion this winter

12/04/2022

An automated barrier system to ease diversions onto the Forth Road Bridge in the event of falling ice forcing a closure of the Queensferry Crossing could be in place by this winter season, BEAR Scotland has said.

Bad weather and 'falling ice' close Queensferry Crossing

04/12/2020

The Queensferry Crossing has been closed to vehicular traffic in both directions due to 'ongoing weather conditions', including falling ice and snow.

Transport Scotland learns winter lessons after Queensferry closure

05/11/2020

The Scottish Government’s winter service provision for its trunk road network will include a record number of gritters and ice sensors for the Queensferry Crossing.

Sensors test ahead of Forth crossings handover

11/08/2020

The Queensferry Crossing will partially close overnight this weekend to allow for the final calibration of structural health monitoring sensors.

Matheson on thin ice over Queensferry closure

11/02/2020

The Queensferry Crossing has been closed following reports of ice falling on vehicles, despite a ministerial assurance just three months ago that such incidents are ‘very rare’ and that monitoring equipment would be fitted.

Galliford to cut construction as profit set to fall £40m

16/04/2019

Galliford Try has announced a strategic review that will reduce the size of its construction business following worsening financial performance, including on two major Scottish road projects.

Public sector 'can learn from' £1.3bn Queensferry Crossing project

06/08/2018

Auditors have praised Transport Scotland for its management of the project to build the new Queensferry Crossing, which opened late last year but came in at least £110m under budget.

Weather delays Queensferry Crossing opening

10/06/2016

The Queensferry Crossing in Scotland will open five months later than planned.

Worker killed after being hit by crane on Queensferry Crossing

29/04/2016

A 60-year-old worker has been killed after he was hit by the boom of a crane he was directing on the Queensferry Crossing project in Scotland.

Work on Queensferry Crossing progressing well

15/12/2015

Work on the Queensferry Crossing in Scotland is progressing well with over a quarter of the bridge deck now in place.

Queensferry Crossing towers on the way up

27/01/2015

Construction of the Queensferry Crossing in Scotland is continuing to progress well with all three towers now standing at half of their final 210 metre height.

Queensferry Crossing taking shape

06/01/2015

Construction of the Queensferry Crossing in Scotland is on schedule and £195 million under budget.

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