08 June 2011

Bridges news roundup

Bridge opening draws near
Unique £6.5m swing bridge in Hull is taking shape on site, but they don't have a tenant for the cafe yet. This report focusses on a recent talk from the bridge architect Jonathan McDowell.

Bridge closed over safety concerns
The Shakin' Brig was featured here previously.

Red is for Gantry – Arnside Viaduct
The Rail Engineer reports on the complex piecemeal renewal of a historic railway viaduct.

Ponte della Musica footbridge opens in Italy
British designers responsible for the first bridge at this point on the Tiber for a thousand years.

Peace Bridge could halt free school bus
It's not all good news when a new bridge opens, apparently.

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