A Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure and VolkerFitzpatrick (MSVF) joint venture (JV) has been appointed to build the 4.5km long Barking Riverside rail extension in London.
There will be more than a few who will be happy to see the back of 2018, after what can politely be described as a “challenging” year.
Top 18 New Civil Engineer stories of 2018 Subscription
From HS2 fallout to crisis at Crossrail its been a bumper year for engineering news.
Aecom to rule on five bridge options in WalesSubscription
The Welsh Government is now considering a unique proposal for a third bridge over the Menai Strait in Wales featuring a giant statue of an ancient welsh king, but the project is still in consultation with consultants Aecom and Knights with other options to consider.
A stringent mechanism to ensure senior executives working on major transport projects are held to account for delays must be put in place, Transport for London commissioner Mike Brown has said.
India's longest rail and road bridge set to open Subscription
A new 4.94km road and rail bridge in India’s northern state of Assam, the longest dual-use bridge in the country, is set to open to traffic on Christmas day.
Three firms bag £7bn Network Rail contracts Subscription
Network Rail has awarded Murphy, Bam Nuttall and Geoffrey Osbourne £7bn worth of contracts covering the South of England region for control period 6 (CP6).
Thermal imaging has been used to monitor grout penetration behind precast concrete shaft rings for the first time.
London mayor Sadiq Khan will be grilled about his handling of Crossrail by the London Assembly’s Transport Committee, later today.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced new plans to tackle congestion, reduce toxic emissions, improve air quality and protect Londoners’ health by funding new electric charge points and incentivising taxi drivers to ditch their old polluting vehicles.