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.
A new £25.6M upgraded road junction supporting the new Forth Replacement Crossing (FRC) will open on 1 February.
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.
The new £2.3bn Forth bridge is a major project in every sense, including its site investigation. With more than 6.7km of new road, three contractors are carrying out three phases of testing before the final design is complete. Gemma Goldfingle reports from Edinburgh.
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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.