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Queensferry Crossing Opening Date Announced

20 June 2017

news-title-road-bgEconomy Secretary Keith Brown revealed the date the Queensferry Crossing will open to traffic. Details of an opportunity for the public to walk across the new bridge were also announced.


Key dates are as follows:

The Queensferry Crossing will open to traffic on August 30, 2017

The bridge will then close to allow the public to take part in a ‘once in a lifetime’ chance to walk over the new bridge on September 2 and 3;

There are 50,000 spaces up for grabs through a ballot – the Queensferry Crossing Experience: www.queensferrycrossingexperience.com

The bridge will transition to a motorway once the final public transport links to the north of the Forth Road Bridge are completed.
Full details to be provided for road users in the weeks ahead of opening the bridge.

Please note that the Queensferry Crossing Experience website link for members of the public who wish to enter the ballot which will close at 12 noon on Wednesday 5 July 2017.