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Improving Euston Road will form a “key part” of making the connection between High Speed 2 (HS2) and HS1 a success, a Camden Council boss has said.
In a “game changing move” Camden Council has agreed with High Speed 2 Ltd (HS2) that there will be entrances on all four sides of the newly extended Euston station in London.
Forth Road Bridge joint replacement work beginsSubscription
A £5.9M plan to replace the main expansion joints on the Forth Road Bridge is scheduled to start today.
The number of safety critical structural issues in larger building is a growing concern, according to safety body Scoss.
Leeds High Speed 2 (HS2) station must be properly integrated with the Network Rail station, according to a Leeds council boss.
Thirteen contractors have won places on Highways England’s £8.7bn Regional Delivery Partnership framework.
Projects should be subject to a far more “rigorous examination” of their benefits before they are approved, the chief executive of the National Audit Office (NAO) has said.
Modifications to the design of High Speed 2’s (HS2) Birmingham Interchange station have knocked 12 months off the construction programme, New Civil Engineer can reveal.
Transport Scotland has hit back at claims that the safety of its road bridges is being threatened by funding cuts.
The new £4.2bn potash mine in the North York Moors is using a raft of new technologies to excavate its two 1.5km deep shafts and 37km of tunnels.
Major milestone hit on Oroville dam repairsVideoSubscription
The first construction milestone has been met on the project to repair the stricken Oroville dam in California.
London Underground managing director Mark Wild is to become the new chief executive of Crossrail, replacing Simon Wright.
Network Rail has launched a new £300,000 competition to look at ways of speeding up the design of, and predicting the future of, rail infrastructure.
Plans resubmitted for rejected freight rail hub Subscription
Plans for a massive strategic rail freight hub in Northampton have been resubmitted to the Planning Inspectorate after “minor errors” in the plans were corrected.
Work starts on £67M Brighton Mainline upgradeSubscription
Network Rail is preparing to overhaul a stretch of railway on the Brighton Mainline this weekend as part of a £67M upgrade to the line.
Detailed Stonehenge tunnel plans unveiled Subscription
Detailed plans for the proposed £1.6bn, 2.9km long, tunnel which will take traffic away from the A303 close the Stonehenge World Heritage Site (WHS) have been released. The scheme now
Project promoter HS2 Ltd has begun contractor consultation for the main works civils contracts for the phase 2a section of the section of High Speed 2 (HS2) connecting Birmingham to Crewe.
HS2 JV saves millions by using new BIM toolSubscription
A High Speed 2 (HS2) joint venture claims it has saved more than £2M by using a new BIM-integrated tool on its package of main civils works.
Plans for the £1.6bn Stonehenge Tunnel have been submitted to the Planning Inspectorate.
The chair of the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has described the UK construction industry as the “laggards”, saying it needed to improve productivity to keep pace with other industries.