Five-year funding plan lined up for local roadsSubscription
Roads minister Jesse Norman wants to introduce a five-year funding plan for local roads maintenance, similar to the Road Investment Strategy (RIS) covering Highways England’s trunk road network.
Transport bosses have called on the road industry to prepare for a roll out of autonomous and electric vehicle infrastructure.
Design deficiencies leading to errors in UK construction are costing the industry billions of pounds a year and must be addressed, a new design guide has suggested.
Engineers express concerns over anchor designSubscription
Almost a third of engineers who regularly design steel to concrete connections struggle because there is no software to design the different elements of a steel to concrete connection as a whole.
Toshiba pulls plug on Moorside nuclear plant Subscription
Japanese developer Toshiba will wind down its planned NuGen Moorside nuclear plant in Cumbria.
The Stonehenge tunnel and Lower Thames Crossing road schemes are “highly likely” to be entirely publicly funded, New Civil Engineer can reveal.
Testing begins on collapsed Italy bridge debrisSubscription
Testing has begun on debris collected from the site of the Polcevera Viaduct to determine what caused the fatal collapse.
WSP agreed to Grenfell investigation gagSubscription
WSP agreed to not criticise Theresa May or do anything to “embarrass” her during its investigation of the Grenfell Tower fire, it has been revealed.
Latest Aberdeen Bypass delay costs Galliford £20M Subscription
Galliford Try will have to find an additional £20M to complete the Aberdeen Bypass contract due to project delays, the contractor has revealed.
Innovyze has launched an asset management tool to tackle water infrastructure problems.