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Clyde Arc (Squinty Bridge) , Glasgow
Scotland

The Clyde Arc , also known more locally as the "Squinty Bridge" is the first bridge to be built over the river Clyde in 35 years .

Construction started in May 2005 and was completed in September 2006 when it was officially opened .

Its span across the river is 169m and cost £20.3 million .

It was closed for several weeks after one of its cables snapped on 14th January 2008 . Fortunately no vehicles or pedestrians were on the bridge at the time .

Copyright: Alan Mc Lean (Albiphotography)
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Uploaded: 18/02/2011
Updated: 28/08/2014
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