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Glasgow locals select new rail crossing

RESIDENTS in the south side of Glasgow have helped select the design of a new footbridge which will connect Darnley Road and Moray Place...

Network Rail begins £1.1m Orbiston Viaduct project

SPECIALIST engineers have commenced work on a £1.1 million project to future-proof Orbiston Viaduct in North Lanarkshire. The Network Rail project will look to extend...

Final bridge installed on A77 Maybole bypass project

A 'significant' milestone has been reached on the A77 Maybole bypass project, Transport Scotland has announced. It comes as contractor, Wills Bros Civil Engineering, completed...

New study to consider electrifying UK motorways

BRITAIN'S main roads could be electrified by 2030 with Heriot-Watt University set to begin a study on the European eHighways concept. The system allows for specially-adapted HGVs...

Modifications required on new Inverness swing bridge

MODIFICATIONS are being considered to address 'teething issues' on Inverness' Torvean Bridge, The Highland Council has said. The crossing, which opened in early June, was...

New £19m Glasgow bridge over M8 to be lifted into place overnight

THE main span of a new bridge connecting Sighthill with Glasgow city centre is set to be installed. Glasgow City Council confirmed that BAM Nuttall...

New Inverness swing bridge temporarily closes due to snags

INVERNESS' new Torvean Swing Bridge has been temporarily taken out of service to allow adjustments to be made following initial snagging issues. It was opened...

Scottish university to reuse energy trapped in bridges

ENERGY trapped within bridges is to be harvested and reused in a major new international project led by Heriot-Watt University. Traffic and wind regularly causes...

Network Rail to begin ‘essential’ £800,000 work on three bridges

NETWORK Rail is to begin a 'vital' £800,000 project to repair and repaint three railway bridges at Newton Station. The improvement works are designed to...

Bridge in Old Kilpatrick to be demolished and replaced

NETWORK Rail is to begin work to demolish and replace the bridge over the railway on Dumbarton Road in Old Kilpatrick in August. The rail...

Council finds way around materials shortage to reopen Inverness bridge

INTERIM repairs have been completed on the Infirmary Bridge in Inverness allowing it to reopen to the public. It comes following the Highland Council revealing...

Discarded plastic used to create new road in Glasgow

A revolutionary new tarmac product made from discarded plastic has been used in a major Scottish Water regeneration project in Glasgow. Over 414 kg of...

Highland Council launches engineering recruitment drive

THE Highland Council is looking to recruit engineering staff to help deliver key infrastructure projects across the constituency. With the local authority having responsibility for...

Portable dam used to complete first phase of £2.4m viaduct repair project

NETWORK Rail engineers have successfully completed the first phase of repair works on the Redbridge Viaduct in the Scottish Borders. The project involved a portable...

Council targets making Dundee bridge ‘Insta-ready’ with art project

A successful public art project which encouraged more use of a previously quiet area under Tay Road Bridge is set for a second phase,...

Time capsule giving insight into Covid-19 life placed in new Inverness bridge

A time capsule has been placed in Inverness West Link's new Torvean swing bridge by school pupils. Pupils from Kinmylies Primary School were assisted by...

Network Rail unveils ‘groundbreaking’ bridge design

NETWORK Rail has unveiled a new bridge design which it said could 'transform' rail crossings across Britain. Made from Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) - a lightweight...

Local firms urged to prepare for opportunities on £79.5m Clyde bridge project

FIRMS have been urged to prepare for a range of sub-contract opportunities on the £79.5 million Clyde waterfront and Renfrewshire riverside project. Civil engineering specialist...

Two Glasgow bridges to be strengthened in £2.3m project

A £2.3 million project to strengthen and repaint two bridges in the south side of Glasgow is to get underway this month (June). Network Rail...

New 160-tonne active travel bridge installed in Renfrewshire

A new 160-tonne steel bridge has been installed in Renfrewshire to provide an active travel connection between Inchinnan and Paisley. Wills Bros Civil Engineering is...
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