Construction of road tunnels below existing routes around London’s South Circular road is being considered by Transport for London (TfL) as a way to cut congestion and remove traffic from residential areas.
Insurers agree flood cover dealSubscription
Construction experts last week expressed fears about the extent to which homes in flood risk areas would be covered by a new agreement between the government and the Association of British Insurers (ABI).
Clients must be more flexible about accepting changes to long-standing designs, a leading consultant said this week.
Different rail industry disciplines must collaborate more closely as the sector gets to grips with spending increases and rising passenger demand, a senior Network Rail figure said this week.
Troubled Blackfriars station nears completionSubscription
Redevelopment of London’s Blackfriars railway station will finally reach “substantial completion” by the end of next month, Network Rail said this week.
Work on Crossrail’s Paddington Station is currently running around seven months behind schedule, NCE can reveal.
London Rail special: Whitechapel station design changes generate 15% cost saving for CrossrailSubscription
Design changes have generated savings of 15% on Crossrail’s Whitechapel station project, according to the project team.
Contractors and consultants appointed to the Environment Agency’s latest £2.5bn water and environment framework expect to have to collaborate more closely, it emerged last week.
Germany floods repair bill debatedSubscription
Work to repair a German dam that burst after heavy rain was underway this week.
Sourcing materials is one of the biggest challenges facing infrastructure projects in Qatar ahead of the Fifa 2022 World Cup, senior engineers from consultant Hyder said last week.