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PHOTOS | Reading Festival Viaduct nears completion

18-Sep-2014 | By

Balfour Beatty has installed the last of six spans of the new Festival Viaduct which forms part of Network Rail’s £45M Reading Viaduct project.

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Dutch engineers unveil tilting lock idea

12-Sep-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

Dutch engineers have unveiled a radical idea for a tilting lock to allow tall sailing boats to pass under bridges without them having to lift.

Victoria embankment cycleway

Mixed views on Boris cyclists' Crossrail plan

9-Sep-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

London mayor Boris Johnson’s ambitious plans for a 29km cycle superhighway across London have split opinion this week.

Panama Canal lock gates

VIDEO | Panama Canal lock gates arrive for installation

9-Sep-2014 | By

The third shipment of lock gates for the Panama Canal expansion project has arrived on site.

Artist impression of the new Woolwich Crossrail station.

Balfour Beatty bags £70M Woolwich Crossrail station job

9-Sep-2014 | By

Balfour Beatty has won the £70M contract to complete and fit-out the new Crossrail station at Woolwich.

Victoria Embankment cycle Crossrail

Truckers grumpy about Boris cycle-Crossrail plan

4-Sep-2014 | By

London Mayor Boris Johnson’s plan for a 29km ‘Crossrail for bicycles’ has prompted a lukewarm response from the road transport industry.

Building blocks: Contractors placed precast deck elements onto the existing steel substructure

Rapid refurb of tired Hogarth flyover complete ahead of schedule

3-Sep-2014 | By

The hugely complex refurbishment of London’s troubled Hogarth Flyover finished ahead of schedule this week after six weeks of frenetic 24/7 working.

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Cambrian Coast railway bridge rebuild completes

1-Sep-2014 | By

Train services have today restarted on the Cambrian Coast railway between Harlech and Pwllheli following the storm-disrupted rebuild of a key bridge.


Plans submitted for Cambridgeshire new town

26-Aug-2014 | By

The Homes and Communities Agency has submitted plans for the next development phase of Northstowe new town, in Cambridgeshire.

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Glasgow gets £1.2bn infrastructure boost

21-Aug-2014 | By

Glasgow is set for a huge infrastructure spending injection, after Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander signed a £1.2bn investment deal for Scotland’s largest city.


Giles Perkins

What do we want for transportation in our urban areas?

12-Sep-2014 | By Giles Perkins

Few would argue that transport is the lifeblood of any city – a vibrant economy depends on the efficient movement of people, goods and data.

Tim Chapman

The capital's transport revolution refuses to slow down

29-Jul-2014 | By Tim Chapman

Over the past two decades, London has been transformed by a transport revolution. Great new places have been created and existing centres have been reanimated by a massive expansion and reinvigoration of public transport provision across London.

Infrastructure in 2014: Transport


Infrastructure in 2014: How Crossrail is set to transform London

12 December 2013 | By Terry Morgan

In 2014 Crossrail will reach the halfway mark and begin to move from heavy civils towards a focus on tunnel fit-out and railways systems.

Northampton station

Infrastructure in 2014: Stations offer a new branch of business

12 December 2013 | By

Rail travel is set to be transformed over the decade - a transformation that applies just as much to the stations as it does to the network.

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