Queensferry Crossing

Queensferry Crossing to undergo ice mitigation trials

The cables on the north tower of the Queensferry Crossing are to be cleaned as part of a trial to measure the impact of soiling on the formation of ice.

Published 1 September 2021

And finally... Queensferry Crossing featured on Bank of Scotland's latest £20 note

Bank of Scotland has revealed the design of its latest £20 which will feature a new image of the Forth Bridge and another with the Queensferry Crossing.

Published 7 November 2019

Queensferry Crossing snagging works completion delayed until December

The completion of snagging works on the Queensferry Crossing has been pushed back until December.

Published 17 October 2019

Queensferry Crossing named UK’s best Infrastructure project

The Queensferry Crossing and West Dunbartonshire Council’s new office were among the winners as more than 90 of the UK’s most outstanding and community beneficial property schemes went head-to-head for top national accolades at the RICS Awards Grand Final.

Published 7 October 2019

Mabey Hire unveils role on platform testing for Queensferry Crossing painting

Engineering services specialist Mabey Hire has supported Forth Crossing Bridge Constructors (FCBC) and Galliford Try in facilitating the testing of four platforms which will be used to paint the Queensferry Crossing.

Published 5 June 2019

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 visitor numbers to the iconic Forth bridges.

Published 25 April 2019

Galliford Try to shrink construction arm amid new profit warning

Galliford Try is to undertake a strategic review of its construction arm that will reduce the size of the business after issuing a fresh profit warning this morning.

Published 16 April 2019

Queensferry Crossing ‘20 times more resilient’ than Forth Road Bridge

The improved reliability of travel in the key strategic link between the Lothians and Fife has been outlined in the latest Queensferry Crossing data from Transport Scotland.

Published 3 January 2019

Forth Replacement Crossing and Shieldhall Tunnel projects scoop top Civil Engineering Awards

The Forth Replacement Crossing projectand Glasgow’s Shieldhall Tunnel have both been recognised at this year’s Saltire Infrastructure Awards.

Published 25 October 2018

Queensferry Crossing designer Naeem Hussain joins Engineering Hall of Fame

Naeem Hussain, who led the illustrative concept and design of the Queensferry Crossing, is one of four engineers to join the Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame.

Published 8 October 2018

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 Bridges.

Published 3 October 2018

Spending watchdog praises effective management of £1.34bn Queensferry Crossing

The delivery of the Queensferry Crossing project has been given a clean bill of health from Audit Scotland for being managed effectively and delivering value for money, though a clearer plan is needed to measure its wider benefits.

Published 2 August 2018

Queensferry Crossing shines as SES Engineering Services scoops awards hat-trick

Engineering specialist SES Engineering Services (SES) is celebrating after winning three industry awards recognising its world-class offsite manufacturing capabilities and MEP installation at the Queensferry Crossing as well as its outstanding health and safety record on stand-out UK projects.

Published 4 April 2018

List of incomplete Queensferry Crossing snagging works revealed

A list of 23 jobs which are needed to be done before the Queensferry Crossing project is finally declared finished has been released by Transport Scotland.

Published 11 January 2018

SES Engineering Services consolidates Scotland expansion with new Edinburgh office

National engineering specialist SES Engineering Services (SES) has opened its second Scotland office in Edinburgh.

Published 9 January 2018