TA1028 : Scale Lane Pedestrian Footbridge, River Hull

taken 1 year ago, near to Kingston Upon Hull, Great Britain

Scale Lane Pedestrian Footbridge, River Hull
Scale Lane Pedestrian Footbridge, River Hull
A pedestrian swing bridge between Scale Lane (west) and Tower Street (east). It was officially opened in 2013.
River Hull
The River Hull is a navigable river in the East Riding of Yorkshire. It rises from a series of springs to the west of Driffield, and enters the Humber estuary at Kingston upon Hull.
Most of its course is through low lying land that is at or just above sea level, causing flooding to be a long-standing problem. Since 1980, the mouth of the river has been protected by a tidal barrier, which can be closed to prevent tidal surges entering the river system and causing flooding.
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Most of the bridges which cross the river are movable, to allow shipping to pass. There are six swing bridges, four bascule bridges, two of which have twin leaves, one for each carriageway of the roads which they carry, and three Scherzer lift bridges, which are a type of rolling bascule bridge. Scott Street Bridge, which is now permanently raised, was originally powered from a high pressure water main maintained by the first public power distribution company in the world.
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Date Taken
Monday, 3 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 10 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
River (from Tags)
River Hull 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 102 286 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:44.5388N 0:19.7989W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TA 102 285
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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