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Forth Road Bridge

Institution Of Civil Engineers

Forth Road Bridge

[papers on the project presented at the] Institution of Civil Engineers.

by Institution Of Civil Engineers

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Published by Institution of Civil Engineers in London .
Written in English


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Pagination265p.
Number of Pages265
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Open LibraryOL14373768M

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The history of the Forth Road Bridge. The first proposals for a road bridge across the Firth of Forth were raised with the Scottish government injust as private cars were becoming increasingly popular.

Before the bridge was built motorists had to cross the Forth via a small ferry which was slow and awkward to make regular journeys on. The 3 Bridges Tour departs from Waverley Bridge in the City Centre. 3 Bridges Tour bus in Queensferry.

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Situated 14 kilometers from Edinburgh’s city center, this UNESCO World Heritage Site was designed by English engineers, John Fowler and Benjamin Baker. The bridge and its associated railway infrastructure is owned by Network Rail.