Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Ribbleway Footbridge...



Length: 44 meters per arm
Clearance: 8 meters
Where: Lancashire, England
Opened: tbd
Use/Status: Pedestrian Bridge / planning stage
Official Name: Hacking Ferry Bridge
Crosses: Confluence of rivers Ribble and Calder
Design: Flint & Neill Partnership with Wilkinson Eyre Architects
Structural Type: Three Pronged Arch Bridge using GRP Permanent Formwork

2 Comments:

Blogger Eric said...

Wow!

7:53 PM  
Blogger Riversider said...

As soon as I saw this I thought 'What a great idea!' - no idea how they will manage the engineering, but a very beautiful bridge, that unites the elements of earth water and air, with the human beings crossing the bridge as the fourth element.

Have linked to this post from Save The Ribble

1:50 PM  

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