Building bridges during major A1 upgrade, with Mabey Hire’s propping expertise

When it came to installing the new Allerdene bridge as part of a multimillion-pound National Highways upgrade to the A1 network, temporary works was a critical element given the poor ground conditions on site. Costain turned to Mabey Hire for its expertise. The A1 is a critical part of the UK’s highway network, with the […]

£5.8m active travel bridge business case backed in Fife

Plans to deliver a key active travel link in Levenmouth have taken a significant step forward after the business case was approved by councillors. Members of Fife Council’s Cabinet Committee today agreed to progress delivery of the Mountfleurie Active Travel Bridge through Network Rail and their contractor as part of the River Leven Regeneration Programme. […]

Closure of Cound Arbour Bridge for traffic realignment scheme work

Cound Arbour Bridge in Shropshire will be closed from Monday 30 January to Friday 3 February 2023 for the installation of a trial traffic realignment scheme. The work will require the temporary closure of the bridge, which carries an unclassified road between the A458 and Cound over Cound Brook. It will be be closed on […]

Team of engineers to walk the cables of Humber Bridge for inspection

Engineers will walk along the cables of the Humber Bridge this week as they carry out an inspection. The board which looks after the Grade I-listed structure said drivers might see work happening above them but they should not be alarmed. While the inspection takes place, there will be no impact on traffic with the […]

National Highways’ motorway bridge ‘disappears’ in new footage

After carrying traffic over the M6 for some 50 years, the old bridge which spanned the motorway at junction 10 disappeared in under 48 hours, according to National Highways. Work finished in the early hours of yesterday morning – more than four hours ahead of schedule – to remove the bridge which is being replaced […]

<strong>VINCI Highways to acquire a controlling stake in the Confederation Bridge concession in Canada</strong>

VINCI Highways has signed an agreement with OMERS Infrastructure to acquire its 65.1% stake in Strait Crossing Development Inc (SCDI), the company owning the concession contract of the Confederation Bridge until 2032. The Confederation Bridge (12.9 km) connects since 1997 Prince Edward Island Province andNew-Brunswick, spanning over the Northumberland Strait. The VINCI Group had been involved throughout […]

A63 Castle Street project reaches milestone as new footbridge is lifted into place

National Highways’ A63 Castle Street project has reached another milestone with the footbridge being lifted in place this week. The new bridge is a major step forward in National Highways’ £355m A63 Castle Street scheme to improve safety and create better connections in Hull city centre.   The bridge was lifted into place with a 200-tonne […]

New route sought for bridge project in South Lanarkshire

A new way to deliver a key replacement road bridge in Clydesdale is being sought by South Lanarkshire Council. The move comes after the company that had the winning bid in the procurement process to replace Clyde Bridge, on Pettinain Road, near Carstairs Junction, withdrew their tender. Colin Park, Head of Roads and Transportation, moved […]

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