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£590m Mersey Gateway wins final go-ahead

06/10/2011

Procurement will get underway at the end of this month after the Government cleared final funding for the huge Mersey Gateway river crossing.

Sunderland invites bids for £100m Wear Crossing

03/11/2011

Sunderland City Council has taken the gamble of calling for initial bids to build the proposed River Wear Crossing before Government approve for the plan.

Fast-track planning for Costain M6 job

15/03/2012

Lancashire’s proposed £123m Heysham to M6 link road project will be the first highway to go before the Government’s fast-track planning body.

Bid race starts for £120m bridge

25/10/2012

Tenders will be invited this month for Sunderland’s New Wear Crossing project after the Government gave plans a final rubber stamp.

£13.2m bridge repairs to start in February

21/12/2012

Balfour Beatty has won the £13.2m contract to carry out extensive resurfacing and upgrading works on the 30-year-old Kessock Bridge in Scotland.

Work to start on new £20m bridge in Wales

19/03/2013

Work is due to start next month on a £20m project to replace the wooden Pont Briwet viaduct near Porthmadog in North Wales with a new bridge.

Balvac signs new council bridge repair deal

21/03/2013

Halton Borough Council has extended its Bridge Maintenance Partnership contract with Balfour Beatty firm Balvac by two years.

M6 bridge to be strengthened

28/05/2013

A £2.6 million refurbishment of an M6 motorway bridge near Tebay in Cumbria will start next month.

Balfour Beatty demolishes bridge over M8

11/07/2013

Balfour Beatty has completed the demolition of a bridge over the M8 allowing the new Heartlands junction to be completed.

New bridge opens in Scotland

04/09/2013

A new £1.8 million bridge at Allt Chonoglais in Scotland has been finished ahead of schedule.

Hundreds injured after pile-up on Sheppey Crossing

05/09/2013

Hundreds of people have been injured after a huge pile-up involving more than 100 vehicles on the Sheppey Crossing this morning (5 September).

Balfour Beatty completes A11 bridge lift

02/10/2013

A new steel bridge has been lifted into place at the B1106 junction as part of the Highways Agency’s £105 million A11 dualling and improvement scheme.

Contract for bridge works published

30/01/2014

Work to improve the A96 Inveramsay Bridge in Scotland is expected to start by the end of this year.  

Bidders unveiled for £600m bridge

23/02/2012

Backers of the £600m Mersey Gateway project have unveiled a shortlist of three bidders for the massive bridge project.

Inverness bridge revamp to cost £18m

23/02/2012

A programme of repairs are to be made to the Kessock Bridge at Inverness starting from next year, at an estimated cost of £18m.

A9 bridge works completed early

20/02/2014

Refurbishment of the A9 Crieff Road bridge in Scotland has been completed two weeks ahead of schedule.

Four in running for £11m bridge project

09/04/2014

Four contractors are in the running for an £11 million bridge improvement scheme in Scotland.

New bridge over A14 installed in two days

14/04/2014

A new cycle and pedestrian bridge over the A14 in Bury St Edmunds was installed in just 48 hours.

Works starts on new £5.5m bridge

27/05/2014

Preparatory work to install a new £5.5 million road bridge across the M56 near Manchester Airport is underway.

Plans for £40m bridge unveiled

08/07/2014

Plans for a new £40 million bridge across the River Thames have been unveiled by Wandsworth Council.

Traffic chaos after falling concrete closes M6

24/07/2014

The M6 motorway was closed for several hours earlier today (Thursday 24 July 2014) after pieces of concrete fell from a bridge that runs over it.

DfT to fund new A45 bridge in Solihull

18/08/2014

Building work on a new bridge that will improve transport links to the West Midlands can start after the Department for Transport (DfT) agreed to provide over £8 million in funding.  

Atkins launches "next generation" of composite bridges

27/08/2014

Atkins believes technology used to build the latest aircraft can save millions by being adapted to construct a new generation of bridges.

Delays hit Welsh road bridge

01/09/2014

A new £20m bridge being built by Hochtief in Gwynedd will not open to traffic until next Spring.

VolkerLaser awarded bridge refurbishment contract

16/10/2014

VolkerLaser has been awarded a £1.7 million contract by North East Lincolnshire Council for the structural refurbishment of Cleethorpes Road Overbridge, located in Grimsby.

New bridge moves closer to completion

19/02/2015

A new bridge over the Bexhill to Hastings link road will start to take shape with the installation of huge steel beams next week.

New £5.5m bridge to open on M56

26/03/2015

A new £5.5 million bridge over the M56 near Manchester Airport is due to open to drivers next Wednesday (1 April 2015).

Balfour Beatty awarded £9.3m road bridge scheme

31/03/2015

Balfour Beatty will build a new road bridge over the M1 for Leicestershire County Council through the Midlands Highways Alliance Framework.

Roads Minister opens A138 Chelmer Viaduct

14/04/2016

Roads Minister Andrew Jones has officially opened a new £32 million road bridge in Chelmsford, Essex.

Video shows demolition of bridge on A38

16/05/2016

Highways England has released video footage that shows the demolition of a bridge over the A38 near Plymouth.

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