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How to build the perfect bridge: The bloukrans construction

Construction at the Bloukrans Bridge in Sydney’s west has taken a bizarre turn with the construction of an artificial island and a huge crane, prompting concerns about safety and potential safety issues.The bloukrans bridge, which spans the Yarra River between Melbourne and Brisbane, has been a source of controversy since it was built in the […]

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How the UK is building its largest bridge to span the Channel

Google News article Construction on a major new bridge linking the United Kingdom with France will begin this summer, but some critics say it will create an obstacle for the Government’s ambitious plans for a £10 billion new highway linking London and Paris.A parliamentary committee has heard from representatives of a wide range of stakeholders […]

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How to build the fastest bridge in the world

A Chinese company has been awarded the first Chinese construction contract for a major road and bridge project in Indonesia, which will create the world’s fastest bridge.The Shanghai-based Chinese engineering firm Jiaotong Construction Group, which has already built a string of bridges in China, is the largest construction contractor in Indonesia.Its construction work on the […]

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What’s going on with the Armia bridge construction

Armia Bridge Construction Source RTE date 07 October 2018 article The Armia Crossing was first completed in April 2017, but was only completed in March 2018.The new bridge was designed by the Dutch firm Dijon and built by Armia, a company that was awarded a €1.2bn contract to build the crossing.The new bridge, named for […]

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The Bayville Bridge construction site in Georgia is going ahead as planned

Posted February 04, 2018 04:20:36 Construction crews have started construction on a new bridge in southern Georgia.The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) says the new bridge is “the most extensive roadway bridge construction project in Georgia” and is being constructed on the site of the Bayville bridge that once served as the main link between […]

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What the construction site bridge looks like

Williamsburg, California — The first phase of construction for the Kemper Bridge will begin in the fall, and the construction process has been shrouded in secrecy.That’s because the Kemperek is one of two major projects that will be built by the state.The Kemper is a proposed new bridge to span the Los Angeles River that […]

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Federal government says it will spend $1.1 billion to build two new bridges in Arizona

Federal officials say they will spend at least $1 billion on two new crossings at a time as construction of the Arizona Centennial Bridge continues.The bridge construction will begin in 2018, said the Department of Transportation.The Centennial will cross over the Pima County Line in Arizona.The county line will connect to Interstate 10, the only […]

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Video shows bridge construction in Queensboro

This week, the city of Queensboro, New York, announced a major bridge construction project on the city’s South Fork Road.The bridge, which is expected to be completed by late 2018, is being constructed with the help of a state-of-the-art robotic arm.The new bridge, called the Bridge of South Fork, will connect Queensboro to the North […]

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How to get a $100-billion bridge to connect Chicago with Washington

Bridge construction has been going on around the world for decades, and the project is one of the most expensive in U.S. history.But the cost of the project, which includes $80 billion in federal financing, could be significantly higher.The U.K.’s government announced Tuesday that it is buying two other U.N. sites for $40 billion.It is […]

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What the construction boom means for the US economy

New construction in the US is growing, but it’s not as fast as in the past, as construction companies are finding it harder to get financing. “Construction companies have been putting the brakes on spending, saying it’s going to take a while to get funding,” said Richard Tumulty, an economist at the Boston Consulting Group.“Now, I […]

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