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Date 1 January 2017

Event ID 977307

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Note


This new road bridge is due for completion May 2017 and is between Fife and Edinburgh. This cable-stayed bridge has three single column towers, is 2.7km in length and will contain 42,000 tonnes of steel. It will be 'the longest three tower cable-stayed bridge in the world' and the tallest bridge in the UK when completed. It will contain 23,000 miles of cabling The entire infrastructure scheme Forth Replacement Crossing or FRC) will have a 13.7 mile (22km) footprint.

Information from the bridge (retrieved: 13 01 2017)

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