SWANSEA BRIDGE UNFURLED
Wilkinson Eyre Architects' Swansea Sail bridge unfurled into shape this weekend when its central pier, a 42m-high mast, was craned into place on the River Tawe.The £2 million bridge is a trapezoidal box girder with aluminium cantilevered walkway spanning 142m.The 292-tonne design is one of two footbridges linking the city's waterfront to the city centre.
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