13 October 2009

Bridges news roundup

Infinity bridge scoops Structural Awards
Stockton-on-Tees structure wins Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence, and Award for Pedestrian Bridges. More information including other award winning bridges here.

Wear icon bridge design changes and cost goes up
Preserving architectural integrity a snip at £7,500

Billion pound question over new Forth Bridge
War of words can't disguise genuine puzzle over how £2bn cost estimate has been arrived at

A high line park for San Francisco's Bay Bridge
Would you like to live on a used bridge? More at LiveScience.

Building a Bridge of (and to) the Future
NY Times reports on unusual arch bridge built using inflatable CFRP tubes

Dresden bridge has an unexpectedly high price
LA Times reports on the bridge that cost Dresden its UNESCO World Heritage status

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