Queenferry Crossing over Forth enters Guinness World Record books
THE £1.3 billion new Forth crossing has officially entered the record books.
Guinness World Records has certified that the centre tower deck is the largest freestanding structure of its kind anywhere in the world.
With the central deck of the Queensferry Crossing now complete, the bridge has a 644-metre cantilever - making it the largest freestanding balanced cantilever.
The balanced cantilever method has never been used to construct a bridge this big before.
However, it will not remain freestanding for long as the deck crossing will soon be connected to the flanking towers and viaducts to... read more