The locals call it "the squinty bridge" and the guy who designed it hates this terminology :)
Just thought I would add a bit of info.
And here was me thinking it was just built by a bunch of sight impaired, unskilled navvies!
This bridge was designed to have a usable life of 125 years & withstand anything that mother nature could throw at it. But only 16 months after opening, it is closed after a suspension cable snapped & crashed onto the bridge, after recent gale force winds.
Think my earlier comment about unskilled navvies is true.
Wonderful picture! Compliments.
Greetings from Italy, La Mugna
Just made for fotographers!
Thanks for your kind comments La Mugna & Rapidshot.
This was the best photo taken that night. I did take more, but just as I started shooting, a Take That concert at the SECC came out & a large number of women came over the bridge I was standing on.
Honestly, the bridge was shaking that much, you would have thought it was a heard of baby elephants! Thanks ladies.
WOW! wor bridge shakes too when people walk ower it, just a MINT feeling when i'm in my wheelchair crossing Blinking eye at Newcassel / Gaytsheed
Seems the cables were giving problems when being built.
Parts were made in China. Need I say more :)
I WONDER IF THOSE PARTICULAR PARTS WOULD HAVE BEEN STRONGER IF THEY WERE MADE OF STEEL INSTEAD!
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Photo taken in Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK
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