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THE GALLERY | Designs for new Thames bridge revealed

26-Nov-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

A design by Bystrup Architecture, Design and Engineering has been chosen by the jury in a contest to design a bridge over the River Thames.

Lord Adonis

Spending review 2015: Lord Adonis says it's only the start

26-Nov-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

National Infrastructure Commission chairman Lord Adonis has described yesterday’s Spending Review as just the first step in sorting out the UK’s infrastructre.

Network Rail

Network Rail needs an extra £2.5bn to complete CP5 enhancement programme

26-Nov-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

Network Rail is expected to complete most of its enhancement projects up to 2019 by raising £1.8bn in non-core asset sales.

Funding deal gives green light to Metropolitan line extension

24-Nov-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

London Underground has said that construction work on the Metropolitan line extension will start next year after a funding deal was agreed.

Los Angeles road buckle

THE GALLERY | Bizarre road buckling baffles engineers

24-Nov-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

Engineers and geologists in Los Angeles are trying to work out how a slipping hillside on the Vasquez Canyon Road is pushing up the road.

Bridge, paper, range rover

VIDEO | Watch the moment a Range Rover drives over a paper bridge


To mark the 45th anniversary of the Range Rover, the car manufacturer commissioned artist Steve Messam to design a paper bridge for the vehicle to drive over.

Ceca chief executive Alasdair Reisner

Call for 'route map' to the Northern Powerhouse

18-Nov-2015 | By

Civils firms have called for a firm plan to be drawn up for creating the ‘Northern Powerhouse’.

Bath, bridge

GALLERY | Winner of new Bath bridge design competition revealed

17-Nov-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

Paris-based engineering and architectural consultancy Marc Mimram has won a competition to design a new bridge over the River Avon in Bath.

Liverpool Waters today

Liverpool and West Midlands agree devolution deals

17-Nov-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

Chancellor George Osborne has signed two devolution deals, giving new transport spending powers to local politicians in Liverpool and the West Midlands.


WSP Parsons Brinkerhoff wins M40 noise barrier contract

17-Nov-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

WSP Parsons Brinkerhoff has won a £2M contract to review sites along the M40 for the design development of noise barriers.

Transport features

Shenzhen metro

Private rail is back on the agenda

19-Oct-2015 | Updated: 22-Oct-2015 | By

Privately financed rail infrastructure deals may be on the cards once again, as chancellor George Osborne seeks to reconcile budget cuts with a commitment to transport spending in next month’s Comprehensive Spending Review.

Rail efficiency round table

Rail efficiency: Time to deliver

12-Oct-2015 | By

At a recent NCE round table, the supply chain and some major rail clients came together to discuss efficiency. Ben Cronin reports.

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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