Porthill Footbridge, Shrewsbury

Not a Millennium bridge by any means. The Porthill footbridge in Shrewsbury has in fact just passed its centenary year. I have included it because it features a family connection. My great-grandfather, William Edwin Litt, was chairman of the Shropshire Horticultural Society which contributed the greater part of the 2,600 cost of construction of this suspension footbridge over the River Severn, linking the Quarry Park to the suburb of Porthill. The bridge is renowned for being distinctly subject to vibration. In 2012, the bridge was extensively renovated at a cost of 575,000. 

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