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First ‘significant’ milestone reached on £29.5m Govan-Partick bridge build

PILING works on the south side of the £29.5 million Govan-Partick Bridge in Glasgow have now been completed. In total, 95 piles have been used...

Multi-billion pound Clyde Metro part of Scottish Government’s transport priorities

THE Scottish Government has confirmed its key priorities for future transport investment following the publication of the second strategic transport projects review (STPR2). It said...

Inverness eyes redesign of key city centre street

THE Highland Council is to continue a consultation into a proposed new design for Academy Street in Inverness. The new design, known as option B, would...

Recruitment days will highlight opportunities to work on Scotland’s highways

AMEY has announced details of two upcoming recruitment days as the firm searches for people to join its highways team to work on trunk...

Lifespan of two Edinburgh bridges ‘significantly’ extended following £1.9m works

STORY Contracting has completed 'extensive' refurbishment to two Edinburgh city centre bridges on behalf of Network Rail. The £1.9 million project lasted nine months and...

Beneath the surface — bitumen emulsions and road resilience

By Rick Ashton, bitumen division market development manager at TotalEnergies Marketing UK THE UK’s local road network, and the highways authorities responsible for them, face...

Putting sustainability into practice with road bridges

Steve Duthie, associate director at Altrad RMD Kwikform, says the future of temporary works’ solutions for road bridge construction lies in sustainable products and...

Glasgow bridge project triumphs in international civil engineering competition

THE two-way spanning cable-stayed Stockingfield Bridge in north Glasgow has won the 2022 Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) People’s Choice Award. The category recognises civil...

Firm completes £2.7m Forth Viaduct project

STORY Contracting has successfully completed a £2.7 million makeover of the Forth Viaduct in Stirling on behalf of Network Rail. Work began in January when...

Firm worked ‘around the clock’ to deliver £3.1m Croy train station project

CROY train station's new, fully-accessible footbridge and lifts have now opened for passengers. It follows a £3.1 million investment to transform the North Lanarkshire station's...

Inverness Airport station build sees road safety boost

NETWORK Rail is to permanently close two level crossings near the site of the new Inverness Airport train station. The removal of the level crossings...

Bridge installed at new £15m train station in East Lothian

BAM Nuttall has installed a new footbridge as part of Network Rail's £15 million East Linton station development. The firm carried out the works across...

Amey’s Perth open day will detail job opportunities on north east roads contract

AMEY has announced plans to host an open day in Perth on Tuesday October 18 to share job opportunities available in the firm's new...

Firm reveals ‘pride’ in making Johnstone train station more accessible

STORY Contracting has successfully delivered new lifts and a fully-accessible footbridge at Johnstone train station on behalf of Network Rail. The rail organisation said the...

Work progresses in Ravenscraig on what will be ‘heaviest bridge lift in Europe’

PROGRESS is being made on Network Rail and Story Contracting's work to construct a new bridge that will be installed on the West Coast...

Glasgow bridge shortlisted for top engineering award

STOCKINGFIELD Bridge in Glasgow has been shortlisted in the 2022 Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) People’s Choice Award. The competition showcases projects that have a...

Progress continues on £116m Levenmouth rail project

SIGNIFICANT work to repair and refurbish a number of bridges has been completed on the £116 million Levenmouth rail link, Network Rail has announced. The...

Bridge build underway in Glasgow’s southside

WORK to construct a new bridge over the railway at Nithsdale Road in Glasgow's southside is underway following the demolition of the previous crossing. The...

Bridge in Glasgow city centre to undergo £3.8m repairs works

NETWORK Rail is to begin £3.8 million repair works on a rail bridge spanning the A8 at Saltmarket in Glasgow city centre. The 12-month project,...

Bridge in Glasgow’s southside to be demolished

THE bridge on Glasgow's Nithsdale Road is to be demolished as part of Network Rail's Barrhead to Glasgow electrification project. 'Significant round the clock' activity...