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FRC Contact and Education Centre Presentation Series, Friday 27 June 2014

5 June 2014

news-title-road-bgThe next FRC Contact and Education Centre Presentation series will take place on Friday 27 June with the following programme:

  • 1000 – Forth Replacement Crossing Project Overview and Update
  • 1130 – Construction of the Queensferry Crossing Foundations
  • 1300 – The History of Crossing the Forth
  • 1430 – Forth Replacement Crossing Environmental Aspects

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0 to 200 in three months

14 April 2014

news-title-road-bgNew bridge displays impressive progress for Transport Minister visit.

The 6,000 tonne steel viaduct deck of the new Queensferry Crossing has now reached nearly 200 metres since mid-December 2013.

Video footage from Mr Brown’s visit which includes stunning timelapse of the latest push of the viaduct over the Queensferry Crossing piers is available

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Queensferry Crossing picks up pace

30 December 2013

news-title-road-bgForth Crossing highlights and milestones from 2013.

2013 has been the busiest year yet on the Forth Replacement Crossing (FRC), across all aspects of this once-in-a-lifetime project.

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Queensferry Crossing shaping up

9 December 2013

news-title-road-bg100 metre long deck sections ready to span the Forth Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today inspects the beginning of the Queensferry Crossing and preparations for the launch of the bridge’s southern viaduct.

On a previous visit Ms Sturgeon watched as the first coffer dam section, used to lay the foundations for the bridge’s central towers, left the dock in Rosyth to take position in the Firth of Forth.

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Crowds flocking to bridge learning centre

15 October 2013

news-title-road-bgBosses urge more to get the inside track at Queensferry Crossing Open Days

In just six months, thousands of people have taken the opportunity for a closer look at Scotland’s biggest infrastructure project in a generation, it has been revealed.

And that is just the start, with the team building the Queensferry Crossing inviting more adults and children to visit the latest Open Days this Friday and Saturday (October 18 &19) at the project’s dedicated Contact and Education Centre (CEC).

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New world record for Queensferry Crossing

17 September 2013

news-title-road-bgCrucial phase of construction work completed on new bridge structure

The world’s largest continuous underwater concrete pour has been achieved as foundation work for the huge 210 metre high Queensferry Crossing towers progresses.

With work already completed on huge concrete plugs on which the foundations of the north and centre towers, the finishing touches have now been completed on the south tower plug.

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