Belfast Lagan Weir Bridge

The Lagan Weir, completed in 1994 at a cost of 14m, is located in Belfast  and crosses the River Lagan between the Queen Elizabeth Bridge and the M3 cross-harbour bridge. It incorporated a foot bridge  which was narrow and required spiral access ramps at either end, was located above the weir gates and supported by the weir gatehouse structures, as seen in this image.

The original footbridge  was demolished in 2014 in order to be replaced in 2015 by a new structure, which  provide access for both cyclists and pedestrians,  It was built by  John Graham Construction at a cost of 5,000,000 and is 120m long and 10m wide at its widest point.

 

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