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.
The central tower foundations for new Forth Crossing have been completed, Transport Scotland announced today.
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.
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.
The Forth road bridge is 46 years old and is developing a few aches and pains.
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.
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Major Project Report
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.