Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

News

Revised procedures for strengthening the M1 Tinsley Viaduct near Sheffield have been introduced since weld reinforcement work caused dangerous cracking in crucial areas of the box girder structure, the Highways Agency confirmed this week.

On Monday 25 November both northbound decks of the double deck 1km long 1960s viaduct, which carries both the M1 and the A631 across the lower Don Valley near Sheffield, were closed for emergency repairs. The viaduct was eventually re-opened the following Wednesday.

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Please note comments made online may also be published in the print edition of New Civil Engineer. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.