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Forth Replacement Crossing

New Forth crossing ends highest risk phase

12 September 2013

Construction of the £790M replacement Forth Crossing in Scotland remains on schedule despite delays in installing the bridge’s three, huge steel foundation caissons, project bosses told NCE this week.

Forth Replacement Crossing central tower foundations complete


The central tower foundations for new Forth Crossing have been completed, Transport Scotland announced today.

Dehumidifiers slow Forth Road Bridge cable corrosion

28 February 2013

Corrosion of the Forth Road Bridge’s main suspension cables has significantly slowed down following the installation of a dehumidification system, according to an official report published this week.



Forth Replacement Crossing: Sinking support

14 June 2012

Construction of seabed foundations for a third crossing of the Forth Estuary has just started, close to the iconic road and rail bridges. David Hayward reports.


Boldly going forth

19 August 2010

The Forth road bridge is 46 years old and is developing a few aches and pains.

Tram on Princes Street, Edinburgh

Forth bridge sucks cash from Scottish budgets

24 September 2009

Scotland’s bold transport plan was the envy of England when it was announced late last year. But the huge cost of the Forth Replacement Crossing is putting pressure on the plans and with the axing of the Glasgow’s rail link, are cracks are beginning to show? Mark Hansford reports.

covering the construction of the new bridge over the Firth of Forth in Scotland, as well as associated approach roads and viaducts

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The existing Burnside Road

Scotland's major transport projects: The Edinburgh Tram and Forth Crossing

10 December 2009

NCE’s Scottish special continues with a look at major transport schemes around the region, as two of the most high profile projects - the Edinburgh Tram and the Forth Replacement Crossing - reached key stages this month. Jessica Rowson reports.

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