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Prime Minister Tony Blair

Prime Minister Tony Blair has opened the pounds7M fixed link between the Hebridean islands of Scalpay and Harris. The 1km link, which includes a 300m stiffened steel box girder bridge with reinforced concrete deck slab, was designed by Halcrow Crouch and built by Edmund Nuttall.

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