12 November 2012

Bridges news roundup

I'm still not having much time for blogging, so ... here is the news ...

Winners of the IStructE Structural Awards 2012 announced
Supreme award for West Gate bridge strengthening. Prizes for Crystal Bridges at the Museum of American Art, Jarrold Bridge in Norwich, and for Compiègne Bridge. Commendations for the Derry Peace Bridge, and Poole's Twin Sails Bridge.

Footbridge in Ljubljana
Not sure what minimal means? You do now.

Planning approval for Torrens footbridge short-circuited
$40m bridge in Adelaide to avoid the normal planning review.

Award for Europe's most beautiful pedestrian bridge
In the eye of the beholder, and all that.

In Paris, A Deliberately Wobbly Bridge
Silly season.

Four bidders in for New Wear crossing
Contractors keen on the chance to build £133m icon. The tender process is expected to take about six months.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Check this link for the results of a very recent competition in Gdansk for a new footbridge.

The winner is not particularly nice, but some of the proposal are actually ok.