End of the road

The final stage of construction included completion of many operational (and aesthetic) final touches to get the new bridge ready for public opening.

Until now, the deck of the Queensferry Crossing appeared as bare concrete – but road surfacing work added the familiar road materials and markings.

Innovative wind-shielding technology was also finished, designed to keep the bridge open in high winds.

In the video below you can listen to Owen Goody, Gordon Wright, Scott McGee and Mel Wheeler talk through the other work that had to be finished before the bridge opened to traffic.

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