Tag : Northern Spire
Delays to political decisions on projects due to Brexit have sent business confidence in the UK construction sector tumbling to a six-year low, it has been claimed.
BuroHappold’s £117.6M Northern Spire bridge across the River Wear in Sunderland will open in August after the “Beast from the East” caused months of delays.
Video | Construction of Sunderland’s £120M new bridgeVideoSubscription
A three-year history of the construction of the North East’s biggest civil engineering project has been revealed in a new video.
The Gallery | New Wear Crossing’s cable staysSubscription
Preparations are underway to install the cable stays on Sunderland’s £117.6M New Wear Crossing.
The Gallery | New Wear bridge deck launchedSubscription
Engineers have manoeuvred the 4,750t New Wear Crossing bridge deck into place during a 20-hour operation.
The 1,550t, 100m tall steel and concrete main pylon which will support the deck on the New Wear Crossing is being erected in one 24 hour lift today (Friday).
Massive New Wear Crossing main pylon to be erectedVideoSubscription
The 1,550t, 100m tall steel and concrete main pylon which will support the deck on the New Wear Crossing will be erected in one 24 hour lift today.
Video | Sunderland bridge deck construction VideoSubscription
The first section of the bridge deck for Sunderland’s New Wear Crossing has been launched.
Sunderland City Council has finally invited bids to design and build a revived, but simplified New Wear Crossing after scrapping original plans for a £118M bridge in July last year.
Wear crossing revived as firms invited to express interest in budget version of scrapped structureSubscription
Sunderland City Council is looking for interested engineering firms to work on its revived, but simplified, plan for a New Wear Crossing – original plans for a £118M version of which were scrapped in July last year.