|Victoria Suspension Bridge|
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All photos by Dave Cooper. Please do not reuse without permission. Dave visited this bridge in March, 2013 while it was undergoing a major refurbishment. A temporary truss was installed across the bridge to allow foot traffic to continue during the work. Dave's comments accompany the photos below.
"View from the west."
"West side of the bridge."
"West side of the bridge. Note the hangers carrying the support bars for the beams running under the Dredge bridge deck."
"East side of the bridge. The new buildings are going up on a 'Brownfield Land' site. The Dredge Bridge is to be repaired as part of an infrastructure upgrade."
"North tower and bridge deck showing the support beams supported by the truss bridge."
''Northeast bar anchor."
"Looking south again. The cyclist on the truss bridge for scale."
"Looking south on the east side of the bridge. Photo taken using the 'camera on a stick' method."
"Top of the South tower."
"South Tower looking north."
"Looking south from the centre of the bridge. I am no climbing Patrick so it's 'camera on a stick'."
"Looking east. The large chunk of south side of the river is being refurbished."