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The Star   16 April 2018   Republic of Singapore   Singapore  
<p>SINGAPORE: The Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) has called for tenders for the design and construction of tunnels and associated facilities for Singapore&rsquo;s end of the high-speed rail (HSR) project connecting with Kuala Lumpur, The Straits ...
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Seattle Curbed   27 March 2018   USA   Seattle  
<p>It&rsquo;s been almost a year since Bertha the tunnel-boring machine completed its job drilling the tunnel that will eventually replace the State Route 99 Viaduct, and in the drill&rsquo;s wake, crews have been busy building a road. Now, that work is largely ...
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KING 5   26 February 2018   USA   Washington  
<p>Hundreds of bridges were slated for seismic retrofit in the 1990s, but so far, only a third have been fixed.</p><p>The state of Washington is now more than two decades into a program to retrofit the state’s vulnerable bridges.</p><p>In the 1990s, as the ...
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ypodomes   15 February 2018   France   Lyon  
<p>Franco-Italian base tunnel promoter Tunnel Euralpin Lyon-Turin has awarded three project management contracts totalling &euro;90m to oversee civil engineering work on the French side of the border, accounting for around 80% of the 57.5 km tunnel.</p> <p>Announcing ...
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Climate Action   12 February 2018   Netherlands  
<p>The Dutch city of Eindhoven will play host to new apartments designed to provide a model for sustainable residential buildings.</p> <p>The Trudo Vertical Forest Tower will be a 75-meter high skyscraper, which will include space for 125 trees, and 5,200 ...
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Architect Newspaper   30 January 2018   USA   Texas  
<p>After a highly anticipated opening last summer, the Santiago Calatrava-designed Margaret McDermott Bridge in Dallas, Texas, has been plagued with cable rod failures, according to the Dallas Observer.</p> <p>The Margaret McDermott Bridge spans the Trinity ...
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Newshub   30 January 2018   New Zealand   Auckland  
<p>The developers of what's been dubbed the biggest tourist attraction in New Zealand say it could open in six months, if Auckland Council get its act together.</p> <p>Four kilometres of tunnels sit unused under the CBD's Albert Park, with plans to develop ...
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ypodomes   29 January 2018   Greece  
<p>Just 3 days before the operation of the Greece's longest railway tunnel and preparations are hectic. Effective from February 1st, the old railway section from Tithorea to Lianokladi in Central Greece, will cease to operate giving its place to the new adjacent ...
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The Guardian   22 January 2018   Hong Kong  
<p>There is a particular bridge in Hong Kong that offers spectacular views: the mouth of a river on one side, and near-identical rows of white apartment blocks and mountains on the other.</p> <p>No matter where you look, though, you can&rsquo;t escape the ...
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<p>Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) plans to invest $1.2bn into the construction of the world&rsquo;s largest water desalination plant. The plant will be located 45km north of Abu Dhabi and operations are expected to begin in October 2021, ...
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