A bridge to the future
The Queensferry Crossing is because of open on 30 August 2017. This structures the centerpiece of a noteworthy move up to the cross-Forth transport hall in the east of Scotland, speaking to an aggregate Scottish Government venture of over £1.3 billion.
The 1.7 miles (2.7km) structure is the longest three-tower, link stayed bridge on the planet and furthermore by a wide margin the biggest to include links which cross mid-traverse. This imaginative design gives additional quality and solidness, enabling the towers and the deck to be more thin and exquisite.
Altogether, the general Forth Replacement Crossing plan is 13.7 miles (22km) long, including significant motorway moves up toward the north and south of the bridge and furthermore the main ever use in Scotland of variable required speed cutoff points to smooth activity blockage through an Intelligent Transport System. This additionally controls committed transport paths inside the motorway hard shoulders – another first in Scotland.