A viewing platform could be built 100 metres above the River Forth as part of efforts to boost visitor numbers to the iconic Forth bridges. A ten-year strategy has been launched to promote the Forth Rail Bridge, the Forth Road Bridge and the Queensferry Crossing and to attract people to the area for
Bridge works specialist Spencer Group has delivered its “hugely challenging” project to complete repair works on the Forth Road Bridge. A team carried out works to replace truss end links which connect the bridge deck to the towers after a fracture caused the closure of the crossing in D
A major new educational resource has been unveiled utilising 3D digital surveys of the three Forth Bridges. This pioneering use of cutting-edge technologies by leading Scottish heritage institutions aims to inspire a new generation of scientists and engineers.
The blocks were installed in steps for safe working at height Forth Bridges operating company Amey has completed an unusual project to infill a disused railway tunnel underneath the approach roads north of the Forth Road Bridge.
A trial is being developed to finally paint the Forth Road Bridge’s main truss deck in its entirety for the first time since it was finished in 1964, Transport Scotland has revealed. The work, which has previously been estimated at costing around £65 million, is expected to take more than 10 year
Transport Scotland is advertising for a suitable contractor to take on a £9 million programme of works to replace the expansion joints on the Forth Road Bridge. The contract is due to be awarded in autumn 2017, with a start on site in spring 2018 for eight months.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon presents the ICE People’s Choice Award to the winning team behind the Forth Road Bridge repair The reopening of the Forth Road Bridge has been voted by the public as the greatest civil engineering achievement of 2016.
A year on from the reopening of the Forth Road Bridge after an unprecedented three-week closure for repairs to fractured steelwork, considerable progress has been made. The bridge reopened to 91 per cent of traffic on 23 December 2015 after the completion of emergency repairs. Work then continued ar
Inspection work being carried out on the Forth Road Bridge. The repair of damaged steelwork which led to the closure of the Forth Road Bridge in 2015 has been crowned the overall winner of the 2016 Saltire Society Civil Engineering Awards.
Schematic showing completed truss end link replacement Amey has commenced the final phase of work to replace the Forth Road Bridge’s truss end links which forced the bridge to close in December last year.
McLaughlin & Harvey (McL&H) has broken ground on a South Anchorage storage and workshop facility at the Forth Road Bridge for infrastructure specialists Amey. Amey, which is currently on site maintaining the Forth Road Bridge, was commissioned by Transport Scotland to appoint the Glasgow off
The Forth Road Bridge is to fully reopen to heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) on Saturday at 11pm. Transport minister Derek Mackay confirmed the news today and said that the repairs to the damaged main span truss end links are in the final stages and that they will be completed to allow the bridge to be r