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The first of the twin Hungerford Bridge pedestrian crossings has finally opened to the public this week. The bridges replace an existing pedestrian crossing with two symmetrical 315m long footbridges, suspended by cables from steel pylons (NCE 12 April 2001). The opening of the upstream bridge will allow the demolition of the existing crossing, paving the way for completion of the downstream bridge by the end of the summer.

The £39.5M bridges are being constructed by a Costain-Norwest Holst joint venture with Gifford and Partners as design engineer. Design was by WSP and Lifshutz Davidson.

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