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Thursday, November 23, 2017

The Forth Road Bridge: A Suspension Bridge in Scotland
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South Queensferry

The Forth Road Bridge is a suspension bridge across the Firth of Forth in Scotland.



Five interesting facts about the Forth Road Bridge:

  • It was built between 1958 and 1964.
  • The bridge spans the Forth between the villages of South Queensferry and North Queensferry and has a total length of 2,512 m (8,241 ft).
  • The towers reach 156 metres (512 ft) above mean water level.
  • The bridge forms a strategic link in Scotland’s road network, carrying 24 million vehicles annually.
  • It was awarded Historic Scotland's Category A listed structure status in 2001.

The Forth Road Bridge
The Forth Road Bridge in the distance, South Queensferry

South Queensferry
The Forth Road Bridge in the distance, South Queensferry

Forth Road Bridge in the distance
The Forth Road Bridge in the distance, South Queensferry

Scotland
The Forth Road Bridge in the distance, South Queensferry

South Queensferry
The Forth Road Bridge in the distance, South Queensferry

The Forth Road Bridge
The Forth Road Bridge in the distance, South Queensferry

Bridge in Scotland
The Forth Road Bridge, South Queensferry

South Queensferry
View of the town from the Forth Road Bridge, South Queensferry

South Queensferry
Two bridges: the Forth Road Bridge and the Forth Bridge, South Queensferry


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