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UK tunnels delayed
01 February, 2005

Holmesdale refurb
01 October, 2004

Saltash repairs
01 July, 2004

Sacred stones tunnel debate
01 March, 2004

Hindhead to have SCL lining
01 December, 2003

UK refurbishment work picks up pace
01 October, 2003

Mersey refurb the first of many
19 September, 2003

Box jacking under the M1
01 September, 2003
Jacked box tunnelling was used for the first time under a live motorway in the UK at Junction 15A on the M1 Motorway, when a vehicular underbridge, 14m wide, 8.5m high by 45m long was installed with 1.6m of cover to the motorway. On the 19 June British Tunnelling Society members were privy to a detailed explanation of the project

Safety upgrade for Mersey Kingsway
01 July, 2003
The Mersey Kingsway road tunnels, located in Liverpool, UK, were constructed in the late 1960s. Recently, three new cross passages have been constructed for emergency evacuation and to provide safer access for emergency services. Mark Leggett, associate, and Kevin Roberts, principal engineer, for Mott MacDonald Ltd, describe the procurement, design and construction approach adopted for these safety improvements

Managing tunnel sustainability
01 May, 2003
According to N G Swannell, associate director for Halcrow Group Ltd, the key to effective tunnel management is through proper planning and detailed risk assessment. In this article, Swannell sets out a general framework, drawn from international asset management practice, that can be applied to tunnel structures

UK bore option
01 January, 2003

Winning in China
01 November, 2002
While foreign construction companies have widely been able to work in China since 1994, the country's recent membership to the World Trade Organisation coupled with a new national tendering law, is making the process far easier. Keith Wallis examines the current state of the Chinese tunnelling industry and explores recent contract awards and future opportunities for international tunnelling companies

Tunnel rethink at Stonehenge
01 November, 2002

Cornish Skanska
16 October, 2002

Stonehenge novel contract form
01 May, 2002

UK's Hindhead tunnel extension
01 May, 2002

Tenders invite for UK twin-bore
01 December, 2001

Virtual journey to highway minitunnels
06 November, 2001
Computer simulation provides a low-cost means for testing limited facility tunnel prototypes. KH Bowers of Arup, London, DM Hiller of Arup Acoustics, Manchester and RD Evans of Nottingham Trent University describe encouraging results from their involvement with Transport Research Laboratory's project to develop Highways Agency design guidance

Solution to Guayaquil traffic congestion
07 April, 2001

Columbia calls for La Linea bids
01 March, 2001