16 June 2011

Bridges news roundup

The making of an engineering marvel
Spanning 467m, this steel arch bridge in India will be the world's highest railway bridge when complete, at a staggering 359m above the river bed below (321m above water level).

S-curved suspension footbridge in Connecticut (pictured below) to be part-private funded.

Bridge to breathe life into city
Derry's Peace Bridge opening soon (25th June). Local man has words. Opening to feature specially-written song performed by over 600 schoolchildren.

Carlisle's damaged Millennium Bridge closed
Cable-stayed Irishgate footbridge closed due to corrosion damage.

Peace Bridge misses June opening, now likely to open by year-end
Calgary's troubled footbridge still hoping for completion in 2011, but no final agreement reached yet on the extent of unsatisfactory welds or the repairs required.

1 comment:

paul said...

I am looking for any information (including sketches, photos, etc) for any design that was entered into the Peace Bridge Competition in Derry, Northern Ireland.