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

    Nice work and good observation every improvement updated too.

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

    https://youtu.be/nVrWtA6hN-U

    I managed to get a nice timelapse video of a section being lifted in yesterdays sun

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

    That footage is from February...

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

    A worker has died today on the north side, not many details yet.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotlan...-fife-36161190

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

    A misty/sunny update from Sunday in the OP & below.






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

    Really starting to take some shape now!

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

    And the bridge is now connected to Fife! Missed the lifting unfortunately.

    Went out today and braved a LOT of bugs to get a different view.





    Works on the North approach


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

    Some cracking photos there, you can see the curvature of earth! It makes you wonder who's going to get there first.. Evans/Le Blanc Top Gear or Clarkson, May and Hammond for a drag race..!

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

    Very nice... we have a similar process underway about 15 miles from where I live... The new Runcorn/Widnes bridge... I will see if I can get some photo's of it in the near future.
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    Re: Queensferry Crossing / New Forth Road Bridge - Construction pictures

    Nice photos Rob_B. I was just on holiday up there last week visiting relatives in inverkeithing - We were staying in a property in the middle of the woods on the right on the bottom picture. Had to navigate the cones and google map navigation was completely screwed. Ended up going over the old crossing twice trying to find the junction we wanted! Nice views of the old rail bridge and construction though!
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    Re: Queensferry Crossing / New Forth Road Bridge - Construction pictures

    A lovely day for a trip on the forth






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

    I was driving over the bridge last week and i swear the new crossing doesn't look like it will meet up. it looks to me like one section is lower than the other bit it is due to meet.
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    Re: Queensferry Crossing / New Forth Road Bridge - Construction pictures

    Do you think they know?


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

    The BBC documentary on the existing Road bridge is on BBC4 at the moment until 9pm

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

    Took a break on Thurs and headed into Salisbury Plain for a 4 ship of Chinooks, unfortunately they didn't drop at my location, but they did pass overhead.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobster View Post
    Took a break on Thurs and headed into Salisbury Plain for a 4 ship of Chinooks, unfortunately they didn't drop at my location, but they did pass overhead.
    Is Salisbury Plain near to the new Forth Road bridge?
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