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Greenside Place Link Bridge

General Information

Completion: 2003
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Helical bridge
Function / usage: Pedestrian bridge (footbridge)
Material: Steel bridge

Location

Location: , ,
Address: Leith Street
Replaces: Old Saint James Centre Footbridge
Coordinates: 55° 57' 17.04" N    3° 11' 13.92" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 50 m

Materials

truss steel tubes

Notes

It is a free standing structure of curved steel tubes of 139.7 x 10 Circular Hollow Sections (CHS) spiraling around six longitudinal 193.7 x 16 CHS located in the top and bottom of the bridge cross-section. The 5m wide x 4m high helix is supported by splayed legs of 457 x 25 CHS springing from concrete plinths. Aluminium planking is used for the decking. Glass panels frame the sides of the walkway and also provide a roof to the structure for pedestrian protection.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20011062
  • Date created
    27/12/2003
  • Last Update
    22/03/2016