Glasgow Clydeside & Squiggly Bridge
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Glasgow Clydeside & Squiggly Bridge

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The Tradeston Bridge , or as it is more popularly known by the locals as "The Squiggly Bridge" , was opened in May 2009 at a cost of £7m .

It joins the Broomielaw and Tradeston sides of the Clyde as part of the re-generation of the area in Glasgow . This image is taken from the Tradeston side .

It became known as the Squiggly Bridge due to its unusual S-shape , following in the footsteps of the Squinty Bridge found nearby farther along the River Clyde .

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A: Squiggly Bridge @ Night , Glasgow

door Alan McLean (Albiphotography), 100 hier vandaan

The Tradeston Bridge , or as it is more popularly known by the locals as "The Squiggly Bridge" , was ...

Squiggly Bridge @ Night , Glasgow

B: Tradeston (Squiggly) Bridge Sunset , Glasgow

door Alan McLean (Albiphotography), 100 hier vandaan

The Tradeston Bridge , or as it is more popularly known by the locals as "The Squiggly Bridge" , was ...

Tradeston (Squiggly) Bridge Sunset , Glasgow

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