One of the world's top engineers explains why Boris Johnson's planned bridge could be a disaster

2020-02-18 17:03

Boris Johnson's bridge across the Irish Sea would risk catastrophic collisions and could dislodge a million tonnes of unexploded bombs.

This is what the N2 and N3 will look like after a R28 billion revamp

2019-08-06 09:59

The upgrade project will create over 15,000 jobs, and take between five to eight years to construct.

China is opening the world’s longest sea bridge — and it contains enough steel to build 60 Eiffel Towers

2018-04-07 15:40

China will soon unveil its controversial megaproject, a 54-kilometre-long bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau, and the mainland. Here's what it looks like.

Crumbling roads, bridges a global threat

2018-01-22 09:52

Deteriorating infrastructure hurts business activity as it increases the cost of production and travel. While SA’s ageing infrastructure is in desperate need of an upgrade, the country is not alone.

WATCH: Truck destroys road gantry, topples over in huge crash

2017-08-25 11:12

Video has emerged of a truck crashing into road signs and tipping over along a highway. The truck's load bay can be seen raised moments before the crash.

Here's what SA had to say about the new Joburg bridge

2014-05-28 11:08

A new bridge is to be constructed, that is set to connect Alexandra township and Sandton, and this is what you, our readers, had to say about it.


Boris Johnson is deadly serious about building a R384 billion bridge between Scotland and Northern Ireland, which one engineer described as being 'as feasible as building a bridge to the moon'

2020-02-11 12:44

One offshore engineer said that "no sane contractor or responsible government" would attempt to build such a bridge.

Africa’s second longest main span bridge is to be built in the Eastern Cape – this is what it will look like

2018-09-21 06:13

The bridge over the Msikaba gorge near Lusikisiki will be 580m long, and cost an estimated R1.65 billion to build.

The Netherlands built a bridge that partially floods when it rains

2018-03-03 09:47

In the low-lying Netherlands, flooding from sea-level rise poses a big concern. Two Dutch firms designed this pedestrian bridge that adapts to changing tides.

Man tragically falls off a bridge after proposing to his girlfriend

2017-09-07 12:54

The happiest day of their lives turned into a tragedy.

Close call: Crash leaves Honda teetering on bridge

2017-05-17 09:39

The driver of a car left teetering on the edge of a freeway bridge says he's 'lucky to be alive'.

Joburg set for new landmark bridge

2014-05-26 12:49

Commuters can look forward to a safer way to travel between Alexandra and Sandton.

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