Forth Road Bridge



Forth Road Bridge to close for gantry removal

The Forth Road Bridge will close to traffic next month to allow two under-deck maintenance gantries ...

Published 30 June 2020

100-metre viewing platform mooted in Forth Bridges tourism strategy

A viewing platform could be built 100 metres above the River Forth as part of efforts to boost visit ...

Published 25 April 2019

Major repairs to Forth Road Bridge completed

Bridge works specialist Spencer Group has delivered its “hugely challenging” project to ...

Published 14 February 2019

And finally... 3D digital surveys of Forth Bridges to inspire learning

A major new educational resource has been unveiled utilising 3D digital surveys of the three Forth B ...

Published 3 October 2018

Video: Amey completes polystyrene filling project on disused tunnel at Forth Road Bridge

Forth Bridges operating company Amey has completed an unusual project to infill a disused railway ...

Published 20 April 2018

And finally... Forth Road Bridge in line for first ‘proper’ paint job

A trial is being developed to finally paint the Forth Road Bridge’s main truss deck in its entiret ...

Published 22 January 2018

And finally... Kestrel family makes home on Forth Road Bridge

For most young couples, the inside of a steel girder with 80,000 vehicles a day thundering overhea ...

Published 11 May 2017

Contractors sought for Forth Road Bridge expansion joints replacement

Transport Scotland is advertising for a suitable contractor to take on a £9 million programme of wo ...

Published 31 January 2017

Forth Road Bridge wins engineering People’s Choice Award

The reopening of the Forth Road Bridge has been voted by the public as the greatest civil engineer ...

Published 24 January 2017

Forth Road Bridge repairs... one year on

A year on from the reopening of the Forth Road Bridge after an unprecedented three-week closure for ...

Published 20 December 2016

‘Remarkable’ Forth Road Bridge repair project wins engineering award

The repair of damaged steelwork which led to the closure of the Forth Road Bridge in 2015 has been ...

Published 26 October 2016

Forth Road Bridge truss end link repairs enter final phase

Amey has commenced the final phase of work to replace the Forth Road Bridge’s truss end links wh ...

Published 1 September 2016

McLaughlin & Harvey starts Forth Road Bridge warehouse project

McLaughlin & Harvey (McL&H) has broken ground on a South Anchorage storage and workshop faci ...

Published 29 March 2016

Forth Road Bridge defect ‘could not have been foreseen’

A Scottish Parliament inquiry has concluded that the structural defects that led to the closure of ...

Published 11 March 2016

Forth Road Bridge fully reopens after repair work completion

The Forth Road Bridge is to fully reopen to heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) on Saturday at 11pm. Transp ...

Published 19 February 2016