Millennium Bridge

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Millennium Bridge

Engineer : M G Bennett Associates Ltd

Completed in 2002 as part of the Glasgow Science Centre development. The footbridge consists of four fixed spans with two lifting spans over the navigational channel of the river.

All six spans of the bridge are constructed of a triangular section tubular steel lattice frame with a single bottom boom member.

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The bridge deck, which forms the walkway, is fabricated from sheet steel. To allow passage for larger vessels, hydraulic lifting cylinders raise the two lifting spans.

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