Fugro wins world-first Norwegian bridge workSubscription
Fugro has won a year-long contract worth £6.8M to conduct seabed investigations in the Norwegian fjords for a project which could see the world’s first submerged floating bridge.
Consultation opens on Third Menai CrossingSubscription
An Aecom-led consultation on the Third Menai Crossing has opened, with the public urged to look at four options for a crossing over the Menai Strait.
New images have been released of £150M Wolverhampton Interchange project as contractors Galliford Try prepare the site for demolition.
Trans-Pennine tunnel shortened in revised planSubscription
A new transport vision to be set out for the North will reveal a plan for a shorter trans-Pennine tunnel than originally proposed.
Carillion Powerlines has won an £11.6M Network Rail contract to deliver upgrades to stations on the Shotts line between Holytown Junction and Midcalder Junction.
Thames tunnel breakthroughSubscription
Civil engineering specialist Barhale has completed construction of a 330m tunnel under the River Thames for a new gas pipe.
Smart vision could prevent bridge strikesVideoSubscription
A hi-tech, low-cost system to prevent bridge strikes has been created by researchers at the University of Cambridge’s Centre for Smart Infrastructure.
First passenger train uses Ordsall ChordSubscription
The Ordsall Chord rail link, which connects Manchester’s three main stations, has welcomed its first passenger train after two years of construction.
VeloCity wins Oxbridge corridor competitionSubscription
The Oxford to Cambridge corridor could be a region that is “no longer reliant on the car” after a scheme based on a network of cycle routes won a National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) competition.
Lower Thames Crossing boss Tim Jones has said the complexities involved in a public-private finance arrangement for the £4bn to £6bn scheme could be more challenging than its construction.