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VIDEO: Italy revives Messina Straits bridge
Italy's president Silvio Berlusconi has revived plans to construct a suspension bridge linking the island of Sicily to the Italian mainland, pledging € 1.3 billion towards its projected cost of € 6.1 billion.
Bangladesh plans tunnel under Karnaphuli River
Bangladesh has announced plans to build a BDT 20 billion (US$ 290 million), six-lane tunnel under the Karnaphuli River.
Knik Arm Crossing costs rise
Alaska's Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) new cost estimate for the Knik Arm Crossing has been set at US$ 686 million.
Port Mann Bridge starts
Construction of the new, 10 lane Port Mann Bridge over the Fraser River, British Columbia, Canada has started with the driving of the first foundation pile.
Dangerous conditions require access
Undertaking some jobs at height is more difficult and potentially dangerous than others and these projects can benefit from the experience and expertise of a specialist access rental company. System Lift partner, Arbeitsbühnenvermie­tung Berteit, from Herne, Germany, was able to contribute its knowledge to building company Vössing in a motorway bridge redevelopment.
Technical Features: Golden Ears Bridge
The main river bridge concept for the Golden Ears project is an adaptation of the Alex Fraser cable-stayed bridge, designed by Buckland & Taylor Ltd.
Overview: Golden Ears Bridge
The Golden Ears Bridge will be the most significant improvement to the Greater Vancouver road system since the completion of the Alex Fraser Bridge in 1986.
Construction Milestones
The Golden Ears Bridge project is an initiative of TransLink, the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority. The scheduled opening date for the bridge is mid-2009. The timing of all construction activities is subject to permitting and approval by government authorities.
WEB EXCULSIVE: Canada's Golden Ears Bridge
Construction of the CA$ 956 million (US$ 770 million), 970 m-long Golden Ears Bridge, close to Vancouver, Canada started in July 2006 and is due for completion later this year, in time for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver in February. Richard High reports.
Fast Facts: the Golden Ears Bridge
"Fast Facts" about construction of the Golden Ears Bridge
Veidekke wins Hardanger Bridge contract
The Norwegian Public Roads Administration - Region West has awarded Veidekke Entreprenør the NOK 331 million (€ 37.2 million) Construction Project BRU 01 Concrete Work contract for construction of the Hardanger Bridge.
Burlington Bristol Bridge gets updated
Spider, a division of SafeWorks, recently used its ST-17 Air Spider to renovate a 1931 bridge.
Astaldi-led JV for Golden Horn bridge
A joint venture led by Italy's Astaldi Group has won the € 147 million (US$ 189 million) contract to construct Turkey's Golden Horn, or Hãlic Bridge.
Mega infrastructure: dams, bridges and canals
Many of the largest, most complex and fascinating construction projects throughout the world are all about infrastructure. Steve Skinner looks at a cross section of dam, bridge and canal projects that are underway around the globe.
Prosmyky traveller
Doka formwork travelled to the Czech Republic to create the new Prosmyky bridge over the river Elbe, due for completion in 2009.
New Dubai Creek crossing approved
The design of the seventh crossing to span Dubai, United Arab Emirates' Creek has been approved by the tiny emirates' ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
Spider’s swingstages help wrap up Venezuela project
Spider, a division of SafeWorks, provided grated deck platforms for a bridge restoration project in Angostura, Venezuela recently.
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