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A traditional bridge blessing ceremony performed from a launch on the River Stour marked the official opening of the new £2.4M Ballingdon Bridge outside Sudbury, Suffolk, last week. The first UK road bridge to be the subject of a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) design competition, the new crossing features architectural quality precast elements from CV Buchan. It replaces an early reinforced concrete Hennebique system bridge dating from 1911, and is the latest in a ...

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