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Eastern Gateway

Eastern Gateway

Huge quantities of steelwork and vast amounts of earthmoving are involved in the creation of one of the UK’s first inland ports, which..

January 2, 2019
Steel bending creates purpose-built motorway advertising arch

Steel bending creates purpose-built motorway advertising arch

Metal fabrication and bending specialist Barnshaws Section Benders has contributed to the construction of what is said to be the UK’s..

September 8, 2016
Bridging the A1 gap

Bridging the A1 gap

Eight steel composite bridges are being installed as part of the A1 upgrade in North Yorkshire. As the only section of non-motorway on the..

July 16, 2016
Steel bridges drive junction improvement scheme

Steel bridges drive junction improvement scheme

Improvements to the Catthorpe Interchange (M1 Junction 19) are progressing on schedule with the entire £186M scheme due to be completed by..

June 5, 2015
M1 motorway bridge scheme awarded

M1 motorway bridge scheme awarded

Balfour Beatty has been awarded the £9.3M scheme to build a new steel composite road bridge over the M1 for Leicestershire County Council..

April 9, 2015
Motorways of Britain: Fylde Junction Higher Bridge on the Preston By-Pass

Motorways of Britain: Fylde Junction Higher Bridge on the Preston By-Pass

When the 13½-mile length between Preston and Lancaster is completed next spring (1965), some 60 miles of continuous motorway will be..

March 3, 2015
Motorway serviced with RoofDek

Motorway serviced with RoofDek

A new motorway service station on the M5 Southbound in Gloucestershire is being built, after the successful completion of the Northbound..

November 4, 2014
Future proof viaducts take shape

Future proof viaducts take shape

Weathering steel girders designed to age naturally and reduce future maintenance liability are being installed by Mabey Bridge on two..

January 21, 2013
SSDA Award: M53 Bidston Moss Viaduct Strengthening

SSDA Award: M53 Bidston Moss Viaduct Strengthening

Fully restoring a vital road link and undertaking extensive welding inside confined spaces, with minimal disruption to traffic, were all..

July 19, 2012
Port Eglinton Viaduct on the move

Port Eglinton Viaduct on the move

The largest of four steel structures on Glasgow’s M74 Completion project has begun to be erected by steelwork contractor Cleveland..

January 1, 2010