To strengthen, refurbish and improve
Last updated on 25 May 2011
Maintenance on the Forth Road Bridge is ongoing and proactive. Whether the focus is on long-term strengthening and improvement, repair and replacement of bridge components and surfacing, or painting and other preventative treatments, the aim is the same – to maximise traffic flow and minimise safety risks.
To keep the crossing safe and open to traffic for the 21st century, a 15-year capital investment programme worth well over £100 million is now under way.
Facts & Figures
- High winds - Bridge closed to high sided vehicles, cars with trailers, caravans, motorcycles, bicycles and pedestri...