Queensferry Crossing

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Contractors have identified snagging works which require the lifting of the surfacing around the bridge expansion joints Lane restrictions on the Queensferry Crossing, such as the closure of the southbound carriageway from tonight, will continue over the next 10 months due to “snagging” issues,

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Rigmar rope access technician, Zeff Marlow, inspecting cable stays on the new Queensferry Crossing – Photo courtesy of Transport Scotland Global inspection and maintenance firm Rigmar Services has celebrated the completion of a six-month, seven-figure installation on Scotland’s largest and most

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A Broxburn-based Diamond Drilling specialist has revealed that it drew upon almost the entire range of its services during a challenging six-year stint to deliver the record-breaking Queensferry Crossing. Corecut commenced work on the £1.35 billion project in December 2011, providing a comprehensiv

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Final preparations are underway on the new £1.35 billion Queensferry Crossing which will welcome its first traffic tomorrow morning. The 1.7 miles (2.7km) crossing over the River Forth, which was delivered almost £250 million under budget, welcomed a procession of vehicles ahead of a handover cere

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The Queensferry Crossing is set to open to traffic at the end of August, economy secretary Keith Brown confirmed today. On a visit to the Forth Replacement Crossing construction site today, Mr Brown explained that the £1.35 billion bridge will open on August 30 and then close to allow the public to

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The Queensferry Crossing remains on course to open between mid-July and the end of August thanks to dry conditions and longer daylight hours, economy secretary Keith Brown has told MSPs. Holyrood's rural economy and connectivity committee heard today that the good weather has allowed progress to be

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The completion of the new Queensferry Crossing over the Firth of Forth has been pushed back to the summer due to adverse weather conditions. The £1.35 billion bridge was originally meant to open in December 2016 but was postponed until May this year after bad weather delayed work.

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The Queensferry Crossing is set to become the longest three-tower, cable-stayed bridge in the world upon its completion in May 2017, writes Ronnie Turner, infrastructure manager at global building product manufacturer, Sika. A wonder of modern engineering and technical ingenuity, the 1.7-mile, £790

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The final lifting operation to complete the Queensferry Crossing’s deck between Fife and Edinburgh will take place today. Twelve of the £1.35 billion bridge's 122 deck sections were lifted into place by a floating crane in October 2014.

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Engineers building the new Queensferry Crossing have said there are no guarantees the bridge will open in May but added that the timetable is “realistic”. Initially expected to be ready last December, the £1.325 billion project’s completion was postponed after bad weather delayed work.

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Economy secretary Keith Brown has called in an arbitration service over claims that workers on the £1.4 billion Queensferry Crossing project are being given low pay. An investigation by construction union UCATT claimed that joiners working for Portuguese sub-contractor Sosia Ltd were being paid £7

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