A problem with a concrete pour has delayed a £15M Scottish flood defence scheme after a “bendy bridge” had to be replaced.
New map tech used for Aberdeen bypass construction Subscription
Construction workers on the £550M Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route have used a new collaborative mapping tool to boost efficiency.
Transport for Wales (TfW) has put out a tender notice for a £700M framework for rail works, including the capital works for the South Wales Metro.
Oroville city sues dam management bodySubscription
US businesses and the city of Oroville are suing the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) for “decades of mismanagement” of the Oroville Dam.
A design flaw in Crossrail’s energisation system could delay the opening of the flagship project after explosions were heard during tests, City Hall has heard.
Solar energy plant to boost Chilean economySubscription
Spanish contractor Acciona has claimed its Chilean solar energy plant will save the country $21M (£15M) each year in greenhouse gas costs while boosting the economy by £220M.
Human spine inspires bridge design development Subscription
The human spine has provided the inspiration for the design of a new low-cost bridge that could improve transport infrastructure resilience.
Smart cat's eyes trialled at dangerous junction Subscription
Smart cat’s eyes which light up as traffic lights change are being trialled by Highways England at a troublesome motorway junction in an effort to stop traffic collisions.
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s tunnelling plans have taken an unexpected turn after his tunnelling firm, The Boring Company, began selling flamethrowers.
Detailed proposals are to be developed for a £1.5-£1.7bn metro system, including an underground station, linking Cambridge and its surrounding areas.