Repairing the Forth Road Bridge


In December 2015 work to repair defects in the steelwork began on the Forth Road Bridge in Scotland.

This large suspension bridge spans just over 2.5 kilometres in length and its longest span is 1006 metres between the two main towers. These towers are constructed of welded cellular high tensile steel and rise up over 150 metres above high water level.

Much of the work was undertaken with the use of abseil harnesses. The footage shown here was taken by a drone.

 

 

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