2007

NS5765 : The Squinty Bridge

taken 17 years ago, near to Glasgow, Scotland

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The Squinty Bridge
The Squinty Bridge
Also the Clyde Arc or Finnieston Bridge, opened September 2006. The bridge has a 140m single span and carries a 4 lane road deck including 2 public transport lanes and cycleways across the river Clyde, joining Finnieston on the north bank with Pacific Quay on the south. The bridge crossing is built on the skew (hence the 'squinty' nickname) as its position was constrained by developments on both river banks. The construction is a steel bowstring asymmetrical tied arch. The arch straddles the deck.

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Geographical Context: City, Town centre Rivers, Streams, Drainage Roads, Road transport Category: Bridge other tags: Steel Bowstring Asymmetrical Tied Arch Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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Grid Square
NS5765, 788 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
E Gammie   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 11 September, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 12 September, 2007
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 572 650 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:51.4357N 4:16.9302W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 570 651
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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