All Bridges articles – Page 19

  • The modular trailer, separated into two ten-axle configurations, gave the flexibility required to mo

    Vanguard transports Gautrain components


    In South Africa Vanguard has completed a series of specialized transport projects for the Gautrain infrastructure project

  • Four Enerpac Stage-Lift cylinders (type BALS2506E100), each with a capacity of up to 250 tonnes, wer

    Enerpac jacking solution



  • The final section of the 1018 m-long Stonecutters Bridge's main span is now being welded into place

    Stonecutters Bridge deck complete


    The final deck section of the 1.02 km Stonecutters Bridge's central span is being welded into place after being lifted into position last week.

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    Trans-Atlantic bridge announced


    Barack Obama and Gordon Brown have unveiled plans for a 5600 km Trans-Atlantic road/rail bridge to be built by 2040.

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    Messina Straits Bridge


  • Italy’s revived Messina Straits bridge is expected to cost € 6,1 billion and have a central span of

    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.

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    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.

  • The US$ 686 million Knik Arm Crossing will connect state capital Anchorage, on the southeast side of

    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.

  • Construction of the CA$ 2.5 billion Port Mann Bridge over the Fraser River in the Province of Britis

    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.

  • To carry out drain repairs under a motorway the work basket had to avoid 15000V cables.

    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 ...

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

  • The 1 km-long cable-stayed bridge over the Fraser River is the core element of the 13 km long highwa

    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.

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    Fast Facts: the Golden Ears Bridge


    "Fast Facts" about construction of the Golden Ears Bridge

  • The Hardanger Bridge, Norway

    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.

  • Spider recently completed the final stages of powered access work on the Burlington Bristol Bridge i

    Burlington Bristol Bridge gets updated


    Spider, a division of SafeWorks, recently used its ST-17 Air Spider to renovate a 1931 bridge.

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    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.

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    Infinity Bridge, UK


    Lobster Pictures produced this video showing construction of the Infinity Bridge, Stockton-on-Tees, UK by Balfour Beatty earlier this year. One of the most spectacular parts included lifting the 170 tonne, 120 m-long main arch that took four hours and used a 280 tonne capacity Liebherr LR 1280 crawler crane, which ...