A £4.3m sea defence scheme has got underway in an effort to protect a North Wales community from flooding. The flood defences will protect 194 homes in Bangor.
A Grade I listed bridge that links Newcastle and Gateshead will undergo a £4m refurbishment. The High Level Bridge has fractured ironwork and peeling paint.
HS2 is preparing for the next stage in its construction programme with a new phase of multi-million pound contracts set to be released for tender in the summer.
Research by EngineeringUK that shows there were 6.1m engineering jobs advertised in 2021, and this figure is expected to grow to 6.26m within the next 7 years.
Network Rail have begun an operation to carry out urgent repairs on Nuneham Viaduct in Oxfordshire. The southern abutment of the rail bridge is being replaced.
onstruction of the ‘world’s longest’ underwater tunnel has begun in Istanbul, Turkey. The 6.5 km Great Istanbul Tunnel has a scheduled opening date of 2028.
A timeline has been unveiled for the construction of a tidal deep-sea container terminal across The Wash in East Anglia. It will also act as a flood barrier.
The 154-year old Barmouth viaduct in Gwynedd, North Wales, is set to close this September for 13 weeks, as the ongoing maintenance work is finally completed.
The Glenfinnan Viaduct in Scotland of Hogwarts Express fame is to be urgently repaired for defects before undergoing a more comprehensive renovation programme.
A research team has explored the potential viability of using hair clippings as a super-strong binder used in sustainable concrete bridge repairs in the future.