Rail bridge replacement to disrupt M62


The westbound carriageway of the M62 near Rochdale will see five successive overnight closures next week in preparation for the replacement of a railway bridge over the motorway in September.

How do you get a bridge into a wind tunnel?


National Highways has modelled plans for a new central reservation barrier on the M4 Prince of Wales using a wind tunnel.

'Vital active mobility link' gets planning nod


Oxford City Council has granted planning permission for the Oxpens River Bridge over the Thames in the West End of the city.

Nottingham councillors back new Trent bridge


Nottingham councillors have given the green light to what will be the first new crossing built over the River Trent in the city in more than 60 years.

DfT trickles out cash for Hammersmith Bridge fix


The Government has given Hammersmith and Fulham council nearly £3m to provide a new cycle lane on Hammersmith Bridge but funding for a £250m permanent repair appears to have stalled.

Careless driving costs...bridges


Work started this week to demolish a bridge over the M42 that has been hit 20 times in the last 10 years and twice in a single week.

Design rethink needed as A1 viaduct repairs get even more complex


Completion of repair work on a landmark West Yorkshire viaduct has been delayed, while the start of work on a nearby bridge has been ‘paused’, after both projects proved more complex than first thought.

Historic bridge re-opens despite new defect


A historic bridge in Gloucester is set to re-open to vehicles on Friday following two months of work to repair crash damage.

Council gets historic bridge repairs over the line


A historic Grade II listed bridge in Yorkshire has re-opened to vehicles after essential maintenance works were completed ahead of schedule.

Summer of resurfacing after winter of disrepair


Gloucestershire County Council has launched a ‘summer of resurfacing’ using ‘innovative methods’ as it starts the lengthy process of restoring a historic road bridge.

Structures Moonshot: National Highways looks to bridge detection gap


National Highways has launched a research project to improve how it detects steel corrosion within concrete structures, as it seeks to tackle the increasing challenge of managing its ageing bridge stock.

Gloucester repairs a pretty Halfpenny after crash


A highway authority has warned that a historic Grade II listed bridge will remain closed following a vehicle collision that caused structural damage.

Historic bridge 'even more elegant' after refurb


Spencer Group has been praised for its work to completely refurbish and rebuild one of the world’s oldest suspension bridges.



National Highways has extended its contract for Trimble's AgileAssets cloud software, which includes a decision-support solution that helps infrastructure asset managers improve their understanding of future maintenance needs of structures.

Menai Bridge closed due to 'serious structural concerns'


The Welsh Government has ordered the emergency closure of the Menai Bridge to all traffic after a routine inspection highlighted ‘serious concerns’ about the structure.

Bridge replacement project comes together


National Highways has published video showing the delivery and assembly ahead of installation of beams weighing 268 tonnes for the replacement A533 Expressway Bridge.

Spencer Group bridges a gap with cantilever walkway on cantilever bridge


Bridges specialist Spencer Group is to cantilever a temporary walkway off the side of what is itself a historic cantilever bridge while it carries out major deck replacement works.

Activists want Hammersmith Bridge closed to motor traffic 'for good'


Environmental activists have invited West London residents to imagine the ‘fantastic possibilities that could be in store’ if Hammersmith Bridge remained permanently closed to motor traffic.

Local bridge standards decline and full collapses increase


The number of substandard local road bridges across Great Britain has increased for the second year running to reach 3,211, according to a major survey.

Work underway on Union Chain Bridge rebuild


Work has begun to reconstruct the historic Union Chain Bridge across the Tweed, between England and Scotland.

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