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SAFETY FIRST: Crucial repair work on Glasgow's troubled M8 Kingston bridge has stopped after continuing safety concerns over plans to lift the main deck. With the site reduced to a skeleton staff until at least September, Balfour Beatty Construction's £14M contract to increase deck prestress and provide wider concrete piers is now running at least a year late. To complete new piers, the 55,000t main span must be jacked up 15mm. But the River Clyde crossing carries as much traffic ...

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