29 July 2010

Bridges news roundup

Whitby bridge 'fixed by Friday'
Swing bridge jammed open, repairs due soon. Sometimes its important to be reminded just how central a bridge can be to community life.

Check out what could become the UK's tallest bridge
Impressive video of the proposed Techniker / Spence bridge in Sunderland.

Transporter Bridge to re-open
Newport's historic structure reopens after £1.2m refurbishment.

Meads Reach footbridge, Bristol
Very nice article in Building Design on a very interesting footbridge.

Santiago Calatrava's DIA project: A bridge too far?
Denver airport bridge cost doubles (see also Denver Post). At least he gets the cartoon treatment, how many bridge designers can say the same?

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