NT1278 : Cable inspection cradle

taken 12 years ago, near to Forth Road Bridge, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Cable inspection cradle.
Cable inspection cradle.
The Forth Road Bridge has a problem, its suffering under modern traffic levels and the usual refusal to spend on infrastructure. Simply it needs backing up.
In 2004 repair work, including spraying with zinc based paint - spray on galvanising, uncovered corrosion in the cables. A detailed survey is required and these cradles enable workers to get at the inner reaches , suspended high above the Firth of Forth.
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Saturday, 6 August, 2005   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 6 August, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 125 789 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:59.7027N 3:24.2626W
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