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Engineering.com   10 January 2019   Italy   Genoa  
<p>Five months after the deadly Genoa bridge collapse, the city has announced that it will replace the structure with another bridge that its designer claims will &ldquo;last for a thousand years.&rdquo;<br />On December 19, 2018, city mayor Marco Bucci announced ...
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Railway Gazette   09 January 2019   India  
<p>INDIA: The country&rsquo;s longest combined rail and road bridge was officially opened when Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off a Northeast Frontier Railway inter-city train from Tinsukia to Naharlagun on December 25.<br />The 4.94 km Bogibeel Bridge ...
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KOMONEWS.com   08 January 2019   USA   Seattle  
<p>SEATTLE &ndash; The new Highway 99 tunnel opening in early February has been constructed to withstand a powerful once-in-2,500-years earthquake of roughly 9.0 magnitude off the Washington coast, state Department of Transportation officials said Monday.<br ...
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Jefferson Public Radio   20 December 2018   USA   Washington  
<p>In the middle of Washington&rsquo;s desert, there&rsquo;s a tunnel that stretches a third of a mile underground.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s full of railcars with chemical and radioactive waste. Now, contractors at the Hanford cleanup site are racing to fill the ...
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CITY & STATE NEW YORK   17 December 2018   USA   New York  
<p>Last week, NBC New York reported that dozens of bolts fell apart during the construction of the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, a key infrastructure project of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Some workers also alleged that there had been a cover-up about the bolts. ...
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Gulf Construction   11 December 2018   United Arab Emirates   Dubai  
<p>Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) has announced the completion of the structure for the Museum of the Future, which aims to be an icon of the future of science and innovation and a top global destination for the launch of new technologies.</p>
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West Gate Tunnel Project   10 December 2018   Australia   Melbourne  
<p>The first of the two massive tunnel boring machines that will dig the West Gate Tunnel will begin its journey to Melbourne next week.</p> <p>Melbournians have talked about an alternative to the West Gate Bridge for decades, and the Labor Government will ...
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Mail Online   20 November 2018   China  
<p>The Yangsigang Bridge boasts a single span of 1,700 metres (5,577 feet) over the Yangtze River and will cost a whopping eight billion yuan (&pound;900 million) to construct.<br />The bridge's span is 221 metres (725 feet) shorter than that of Japan's Akashi ...
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How stuff works   31 October 2018   China  
<p>The world's longest sea-crossing bridge has opened, connecting mainland China to Hong Kong. The 34-mile (55-kilometer) bridge cost $20 billion, took nine years to construct and will reduce travel time between its three terminal locations along the Pearl ...
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The Guardian   22 October 2018   China  
<p>The world&rsquo;s longest sea bridge is set to open this week, linking the cities of Hong Kong and Macau to the Chinese mainland as part of a broader contentious plan to integrate the special administrative regions into China.<br />The $20bn Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau ...
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