PLANS to turn the Forth Road Bridge into a "public transport corridor" have been undermined after it emerged many bus companies could choose to use the new £1.7 billion crossing instead.
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BOSSES at the Forth Road Bridge are preparing to spend £1.6 million shielding high-sided vehicles from heavy winds.
The Forth Road Bridge car park will permanently close to heavy goods vehicles later this year, it has been announced.
Alex Salmond has spoken of his "fury" over Edinburgh's trams project.
IT'S the most expensive civil engineering project ever carried out in Scotland and one of the most costly bridges ever constructed anywhere.
LEADING engineers today called for the "efficient delivery" of the new Forth crossing and the tram project to help kick-start growth.
Plans by the SNP to use "savings" from the new Forth road bridge to set up a £250 million Scottish Futures Fund have been dismissed as "simply unbelievable".
ENGINEERING enthusiasts have "overwhelmed" operators of the Forth Road Bridge with their demand for a guided tour of the ageing structure.
HARNESSING green energy and investing in projects such as the new Forth crossing will "reindustrialise" Scotland, Alex Salmond declared yesterday.
FIRST Minister Alex Salmond dubs the new Forth crossing "Scotland's Bridge of Recovery" in his televised response to the UK Budget tonight.
SCOTLAND'S northern wilderness, the Forth Bridge and Shetland's Iron Age ruins are to be put forward as potential new World Heritage sites.
The new Forth Road Bridge could be built for up to £700 million less than original estimated.
THE consortium that will build the new Forth bridge is led by German firm Hochtief Construction, one of the leading international providers of construction-related services, with more than 66,000 employees.
MANY people think we're paying a very high price for this bridge due to the way we are procuring it.
THE UK's biggest crane passed under the Forth bridges today on its way to Rosyth - but only just.
The amount of money the Scottish government could be forced to pay if work on a new bridge across the Forth damages an underground pipeline has been covered-up, an MSP claimed today.
TRAFFIC levels on the Forth Road Bridge are continuing to grow, according to figures released by its operator.
IF THE Scottish Government does decide to look for a more memorable name for the bridge, here are some suggestions.
THE names alone of many bridges around the world evoke a sense of scale and grandeur. The Golden Gate Bridge, Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Forth Bridge, more than 120 years after it opened, are redolent of engineering brilliance.