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Tradeston Bridge, Glasgow

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The Tradeston Bridge (Scots: Tredstoun Brig, colloquially known as the squiggly bridge) is a pedestrian bridge across the River Clyde in Glasgow which opened on 14 May 2009. It links the districts of Anderston (on the north bank) to Tradeston and the neighbouring district of Kingston (on the south bank) – the aim of the bridge being to aid the regeneration of Tradeston by giving it a direct link to the city's financial district on the western side of the city centre.

The design was prepared by Dissing+Weitling, a Danish architectural firm, with the UK engineers Halcrow Group. The bridge was built by BAM Nuttall.

It cost £7 million to construct and is used by pedestrians and cyclists with no motorised traffic being allowed upon it. The span is horizontally curved in an S shape with outward canting on both curves.
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  • Tradeston Bridge is a pedestrian bridge across the River Clyde and connects the Tradeston area on the south bank with the city centre on the north. Use locals like to call it the squiggly bridge...  more »
  • Tradeston Bridge is a modern pedestrian bridge that was only opened in 2009. It certainly looks more interesting as it is shaped into a S shape but I did not see that.  more »

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