This time last year many respondents to NCE sister magazine Ground Engineering’s annual Geotechnical Services File (GSF) raised concerns about what would happen to the market when demand from Crossrail started to wane.
It is impossible to travel far in the UK without being presented with the fruits of Victorian infrastructure innovation.
Discovery of an additional crack in a critical section of the Boston Manor viaduct has once again placed the civil engineering and highway maintenance industry under the media spotlight. But while the main focus was initially on how quickly the repairs could be completed, civil engineers and asset owners need to consider the broader issues this has raised – should we be looking for a short-term fix or investing in long-term ...
First UK use of a reinforced soil retaining wall is helping one road scheme in Essex meet the client’s architectural and cost demands. Claire Symes reports