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TechFest Awards deadline extended to 21 July

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The deadline for the TechFest Awards has been extended to Friday 21 July, giving potential entrants just under two weeks extra to submit their entries.

Celebrating innovation in civil engineering and construction, the awards will be held in the evening after TechFest's daytime conference on 23 November at Hilton London Bankside,…

Tests scheduled for Bristol bascule bridge repairs

Bristol's Redcliffe Bascule Bridge

A bascule bridge in Bristol is to close on 12 consecutive days for testing of vital Griffiths engineering works.

The 1940s Redcliffe crossing will be shut to road users between 9.30am and 3pm from Monday 17 July to Friday 28 July. Contractor Griffiths will carry out tests to confirm repairs to…

How engineers worked at pace to restore Nuneham Viaduct in only 10 weeks


Bringing the failed Nuneham Viaduct up to modern standards and reopening the railway line in 10 weeks required team alignment, iterative design and supply chain utilisation, NCE has learned from key players involved in the bridge's restoration.

Nuneham Viaduct is a bowstring truss bridge crosses the River Thames near Abingdon in…