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March’s top stories: EIB supports A11 Belgium motorway link, Alberta invests in highways
09 April, 2014 | by Santosh Kumar Dronamraju
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to extend its financial aid for the 12km A11 motorway link between Brugge and Westkapelle in Belgium, while Alberta will invest C$5bn ($4.46bn)...
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February’s top stories: Ricardo-AEA’s study, GRT’s road maintenance software 03 March, 2014 by Sukumar Dara The European Commission has appointed Ricardo-AEA to lead major project for future urban transport challenges, Global Road Technology has launched new road maintenance software, while...

The world's longest cable-stayed bridges 24 February, 2014 Cable-stayed bridges gained popularity over suspension bridges by offering cost savings in steel and concrete, depending on the...

The world's longest cantilever road bridges 21 February, 2014 Seven of the world’s 10 longest cantilever road bridges are located in the United States of America, while the longest cantilever bridge is located in...

The world's 12 longest road bridges 10 February, 2014 The majority of the world’s 12 longest road bridges are located in China and United States of America. The world’s longest however, the Bang Na Expressway, is located in...

January’s top stories: New low-energy road building materials, UK’s smart motorway project 03 February, 2014 by Sukumar Dara Carbon Trust and Lafarge Tarmac unveil low-energy road building materials, first smart motorway project in UK’s South West region completed, while US state of Maine to invest $2bn to improve...

The world’s biggest road networks 13 January, 2014 The US boasts the world's largest road network, followed by China and India, the world's two most populous countries. Roadtraffic-technology.com profiles the ten biggest road networks in the...

2013: The year's biggest Road Technology stories 09 January, 2014 by Bhavana Navuluri Kenya and South Sudan begin talks with donors for investment in Juba-Eldoret development corridor, a report by Road Task Force (RTF) finds London needs £30bn to improve road and street network,...

November's top stories: Goethals Bridge replacement, Russian toll project 02 December, 2013 by Sukumar Dara US announces $474m loan for major bridge replacement project, US FHWA and Solidia Technologies plan to develop a new highway construction material and a nationwide tolling system project is set...

The world's longest suspension bridges 04 November, 2013 China has built five of the 10 longest suspension bridges in the world, including the Xihoumen bridge, second only to Japan's Akashi-Kaikyo suspension bridge, which holds the record of being...

The world's longest highways 04 November, 2013 The majority of the world's 10 longest highways are located in the US, including the world's longest - the Pan American Highway - which spans a whopping 48,000km. Roadtraffic-technology.com...

October's top stories: Philippines' Skyway Project, UK's internet connected road 01 November, 2013 by Sukumar Dara Philippines approves Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 Project, Oklahoma's $6bn eight-year bridge and highway improvement plan receives approval, while the A14 highway will become the UK's first...

The 10 longest suspension bridges in the US 23 October, 2013 Suspension bridges exemplify engineering innovation and the US has witnessed drastic developments in this area since the award of the first patent to build a bridge suspended on iron rods in...

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