Showing posts with label bridge. Show all posts
Showing posts with label bridge. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

We don't need your permission: Russia responds to US condemnation of Crimean Bridge

Crimean Bridge
Russia will not ask for anyone's permission to build infrastructure on its territory. This was the response to the US, which condemned the opening of the Kerch Strait bridge between Russia and Crimea.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

At least five dead, 12 missing after Pakistan bridge collapses

At least five dead, 12 missing after Pakistan bridge collapses
At least five students have died and twelve others are missing after a bridge collapsed at a tourist site in Pakistani Kashmir, officials have said, adding there was little hope of finding survivors.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

6,000-ton railway arch erected for Crimea bridge (VIDEO)

Kerch Strait
Engineers have completed lifting a giant railway arch onto the support columns for a bridge to Crimea. The unique overnight mounting took place 35 meters above the Kerch Strait.

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

World's longest suspension footbridge opens in Switzerland

longest pedestrian suspension bridge
The longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world has opened in Swiss Alpine resort of Zermatt Matterhorn.

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Key component of world's longest cross-sea bridge installed (video)

Chinese engineers installed a 6,000-ton key structure of the world's longest cross-sea bridge linking Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao.

Thursday, August 04, 2016

India bridge collapse: Rescuers recover 3 bodies amid search for missing people

Three bodies have been recovered from the flooded Savitri River amid search for missing in bridge collapse in Indian state of Maharastra, official said Thursday.

Friday, April 08, 2016

Saudi Arabia and Egypt announce Red Sea bridge

Saudi Arabia's king has announced that a bridge linking the country to Egypt will be built over the Red Sea.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

2 killed, 23 injured in S. Africa bridge collapse

A temporary bridge collapsed on a main motorway in South Africa's Johannesburg on Wednesday, killing two people and injuring at least 23 others, according to rescue teams at the scene.

Saturday, August 01, 2015

World’s Widest Suspension Bridge Being Built Over Bosphorus

A new bridge, the widest in the world, being constructed over the Bosphorus Strait, will provide another transportation route connecting Europe and Asia.

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

China-built Danube bridge in Serbia to be up and running on time

The bridge spanning the Danube river, which is being built by a Chinese company in Belgrade, capital of Serbia, was to be completed in December as expected, Serbian deputy Prime Minister Zorana Mihajlovic said on Tuesday.

Mihajlovic said that the 1.5-km-long bridge will be open for traffic in December 2014, while in October 2015 the whole project including 21 km of access roads will be completed.

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Chinese-built bridge in Serbia to open this year

The Bridge over the Danube in Serbian capital, Belgrade, built by Chinese company CRBC would be open in December this year, Serbian Minister of Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlovic announced after inspecting the work progress with the Chinese ambassador to Serbia Li Manchang on Wednesday.

Li Manchang and Zorana Mihajlovic toured the building site on Wednesday to determine that works at the popularly called Chinese bridge that ought to connect Belgrade's municipalities of Zemun and Borca are going just as planned.

Friday, July 04, 2014

Two people die and 19 injured in overhead-road span collapse in Brazil's Belo Horizonte

Two people died and 19 were injured as a result of the collapse of an overhead-road span in Brazil's Belo Horizonte where a semifinal match is due to be played at the World Soccer Cup Finals. 


According to reports reaching here, a concrete framework section fell, pinning down part of the passenger compartment of a bus which was riding under the overpass bridge span, and smashing a car. 



Thursday, April 24, 2014

Emergency declared, bridges down after heavy rain hits villages in Vidin area in Bulgaria

A state of emergency has been declared in the municipality of Ruzhintsi in Bulgaria after torrential rain inundated the area, also flooding villages in the Vidin area, damaging bridges, private property and roads.

The emergency was announced after an April 24 special meeting at Ruzhintsi municipal headquarters of the crisis staff headed by Vidin deputy regional governor Nikolai Todorov.

Overnight, about 60 people were evacuated after the heavy rain in recent days flooded the villages of Gyurgich and Pleshivets.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Kerch bridge will be designed for cars and trains. Underwater tunnel is optional. - ministry

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the country’s Transportation Ministry on Wednesday to launch the construction of two bridges over the Kerch Strait.
“We need there two bridges both for automobile and railway transportation,” Putin said addressing a session with the members of the Russian government.
Russian Transport minister Maxim Sokolov told the president that there was also a variant of constructing a transportation tunnel under the Kerch Strait.

Sunday, February 03, 2013

In pics: bridge collapse accident site in central China (VIDEO 1/2/13)

A part of the expressway viaduct collapsed on Friday morning in an explosion of a truck-load of fireworks. Ten people died and 11 others were injured in the accident. The expressway viaduct, with bidirectional four lanes, opened to traffic in 2001 after three years of construction. The last test in 2011 revealed no safety risks. Li Qiang, chief engineer of Henan Provincial Transportation Department, said that the bridge had passed biennially and monthly inspections and was up to the standards of the national expressway viaduct.

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