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    Re: Queensferry Crossing / New Forth Road Bridge - Construction pictures

    The lack of traffic on the Road Bridge is spooky...

    In the bottom pic you can see a set of closed gates. There are two houses in there. I take my pics from the house furthest away. I don't live there but hopefully I'll be there again this week and take some close ups.
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    Re: Queensferry Crossing / New Forth Road Bridge - Construction pictures

    This cannot be finished soon enough now. Taking shape now.

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    Re: Queensferry Crossing / New Forth Road Bridge - Construction pictures

    It's not far off, rumours of them speeding it up but it's already ahead of schedule so I doubt that.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bluecube View Post
    The lack of traffic on the Road Bridge is spooky...

    In the bottom pic you can see a set of closed gates. There are two houses in there. I take my pics from the house furthest away. I don't live there but hopefully I'll be there again this week and take some close ups.
    The tide was in when I went otherwise I'd have gone around the beach to the support on this side as you can get really close
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    I bet Kincardine bridge is rammed almost constantly, these days.
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    Re: Queensferry Crossing / New Forth Road Bridge - Construction pictures

    It's limited to buses and lorries so not too bad. The Clacks Bridge on the other hand is just one big traffic jam.
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    Re: Queensferry Crossing / New Forth Road Bridge - Construction pictures

    Looks like they've reached max height as they seem to be dismantling the surround at the top.


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    Re: Queensferry Crossing / New Forth Road Bridge - Construction pictures

    http://m.dunfermlinepress.com/news/1..._edges_nearer/

    Not long to go! Staying open in 100mph+ winds wasn't something I'd heard before.

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    Re: Queensferry Crossing / New Forth Road Bridge - Construction pictures

    Quote Originally Posted by Rob_B View Post
    http://m.dunfermlinepress.com/news/1..._edges_nearer/

    Not long to go! Staying open in 100mph+ winds wasn't something I'd heard before.
    Interesting picture with that article, given the current restriction on HGVs on the FRB.

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    Re: Queensferry Crossing / New Forth Road Bridge - Construction pictures

    Quote Originally Posted by Rob_B View Post
    http://m.dunfermlinepress.com/news/1..._edges_nearer/

    Not long to go! Staying open in 100mph+ winds wasn't something I'd heard before.
    Cool - I hope they stay on schedule. I'm spending next Xmas/New Year with family back in Dunfermline.
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    Re: Queensferry Crossing / New Forth Road Bridge - Construction pictures

    I HAD to share this, when you've got to go, you've got to go!

    http://www.scotsman.com/news/odd/is-...land-1-4032538

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    Re: Queensferry Crossing / New Forth Road Bridge - Construction pictures

    Excuse the quality (Vodafone Smart Ultra 6, great phone, bad camera!) but I needed to show how close the North side now is to connecting to the first tower.
    I'll try to get out tomorrow to get some better shots from nearer to it.



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    Re: Queensferry Crossing / New Forth Road Bridge - Construction pictures

    Few more, sooo close! (more on flickr)







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    Re: Queensferry Crossing / New Forth Road Bridge - Construction pictures

    Video of the north side viaduct being pushed out

    http://bcdownload.gannett.edgesuite....7185253001.mp4

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