J3474 : Lagan Weir Footbridge

taken 5 years ago, near to Belfast, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

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Lagan Weir Footbridge
Lagan Weir Footbridge
The footbridge was built in 2015 to replace a much narrower bridge at this point (see J3474 : Footbridge over the Lagan). The bridge is 120 m long, up to 10 m wide and cost 5,000,000. The weir gates immediately upstream from the bridge (five in all) are deployed to ensure that the river upstream is not subject to tidal fluctuations. The tower block in the background is "The Boat" comprising ten floors of office space, topped by four floors housing eight luxury apartments.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 6 July, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 11 July, 2019
Geographical Context
Paths  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Housing, Dwellings  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 344 745 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.0715N 5:55.1983W
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Irish: geotagged! J 345 745
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Footbridge  Tower  Weir  Weir Gates  River  Apartment Block  Office Block 

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