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ST3188 :: Footbridge, Newport, South Wales

Taken 11 years ago by Richard Rogerson near Newport/Casnewydd, Newport, Wales

Footbridge, Newport, South Wales by Richard Rogerson
Footbridge, Newport, South Wales

Opened on 12 September 2006, the footbridge spans the River Usk in the centre of Newport. The bridge features four crane-like masts, standing in pairs, which support the bridge from the west bank. The forward mast is 80 m (262 ft) long and the back mast is 69 m (226 ft) long, but because of the angles at which the masts are positioned, the back mast is the tallest part of the structure above ground level. The deck is 5 m (16 ft) wide, 145 m (476 ft) long and 4.1 m (13.5 ft) above water at mean tide. LinkExternal link
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Subject Grid Square ST3188
Subject Lat/Long 51.586828,-2.990668 (click to view more nearby images)
Near Newport/Casnewydd, Newport, Wales
Photographer Richard Rogerson
Taken 20090709 200907 2009 (about 11 years ago)
Submitted 2009-07-11
Subject bridge ·
Group Newport City ·
Term pairs · newport · crane · angles · bridge · footbridge · river usk · 12 september · west bank · tide · masts · forward mast ·

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