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The towers on the new Queensferry Crossing over the Forth estuary have become the tallest of any bridge in the UK, reaching 160 metres and surpassing... continue
Categories: Bridges, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
The AA has criticised the Government’s use of the congestion charging sign (a white on red C symbol) to signify that drivers have to pay a... continue
Local Transport Today
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Gwynedd Council is in talks with Network Rail about the future of pedestrian and cycle access on the footbridge on Bar... continue
Local Transport Today
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Gwynedd Council is to consult on closing a path across the famous Barmouth bridge, which forms part of the National Cycling Network, as part of a... continue
Categories: Bridges, Cycling, Railways, Wales
Local Transport Today
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The Welsh Government is developing a business case for a third bridge over the Menai Strait, which separates Anglesey from the mainland. Congestion... continue
Local Transport Today
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Sustrans is studying the feasibility of building a new pedestrian and cycle bridge over the River Thames in east London between Canary Wharf and... continue
Categories: Bridges, Greater London
Local Transport Today
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London mayor Boris Johnson has authorised the Greater London Authority (GLA) to agree terms and conditions of guarantees that could clear the way for... continue
Local Transport Today
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The future of the proposed Garden Bridge across the Thames in central London and the Emirates Air Line cable car in east London have been questioned... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Greater London Authority has agreed in principle to guarantee to underwrite the expected £3.5m annual maintenance costs for the Garden... continue
Local Transport Today
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Gloucestershire County Council is to explore the case for building a third road crossing over the Severn estuary, located north of the two existing... continue
Local Transport Today
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Too many major road crossings of rivers have been built without enough capacity to accommodate future growth, resulting in the need to build... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The Chancellor today signalled backing for HS3, pledged to protect capital spending despite a further fiscal squeeze, and announced new transport... continue
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Transport Scotland will pay Amey LG Ltd £31.8m over five years to manage the existing Forth road bridge and the Forth replacement crossing (due... continue
Categories: Bridges, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Detail
Consultant Pricewaterhouse- Coopers has won a £1.8m contract from the Highways Agency to provide consultancy support to the Lower Thames... continue
Categories: Bridges, Greater London
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The City of York Council is to write to thousands of drivers who were fined for disobeying a traffic restriction in York city centre, informing them... continue
Local Transport Today
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Richard Walker has been appointed project director for the Mersey Gateway, the new river crossing in Halton, which is due to open in 2017. He joins... continue
Local Transport Today
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The future management of the Severn crossings will be reviewed by the DfT, Highways England and the Welsh Government. The current concessionaire is... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Gwynedd Council is facing claims for about £6m of additional payments from a contractor after a bridge project suffered multiple setbacks. Pont... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Transport Scotland has awarded Amey LG Ltd the contract to manage the Forth Road Bridge and new Queensferry Crossing. The contract will take effect... continue
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