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Bridge Collapse at the Big Bang Fair

Yesterday I was at University of Essex in Colchester supporting the local Big Bang fair representing the Institution of Civil Engineers.  The event was more careers fair than the big STEM event of last year but over four sessions I … Continue reading

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Southend Bridge Replacement

Last weekend saw the 130 year old bridge that carries the railway over Southend High Street replaced with a new one in the space of barely two days.  This was an impressive engineering feat and a very real example to … Continue reading

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Sadlers Farm Junction Improvements

Stopped by and took some photographs of the ongoing works at Sadlers Farm this afternoon.  Was a bit grey and only had my small camera but they came out okay.  Included below are some of the new Church Road bridge … Continue reading

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Historic Civil Engineering in Essex

The Essex Branch of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has just published a leaflet and matching poster highlighting 17 sites of historic civil engineering in Essex.  It is the third in a series of leaflets produced in the East … Continue reading

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