As part of a regenera on project for the area, public realm improvements along Belfast waterfront included the upgrade to the exis ng bridge to provide an integrated cycle route. Spanning the River Lagan from Donegal Quay on the north side to Queens Quay on the south side, the exis ng bridge has been removed and replaced with a new structure. The new footbridge is approximately 120m in length, between abutments with addi onal ramp lengths of approximately 27m and 29m, with a deck width varying from 4.20m to 10.0m at its widest.
The Bridge is a signi cant investment in the area and that it would act as a catalyst for further development at Queen’s Quay. the plans at Lagan Weir The Lagan Weir footbridge has been in place for over 20 years, and the new bridge which accommodates both cyclists and pedestrians will provide a fantas c viewing area for people to enjoy the fantas c views of Belfast Lough.
The refurbished bridge will further link Belfast city centre and the Titanic Quarter as well as crea ng an eye-catching landmark.
SDG Construc on Technology have worked closely with Graham Construc on for several years, we advised on the bearings required and supplied the appropriate Bearings for this structure.
GUMBA Pot Bearings were ed on both sides with Guided Bearings on one side and Free Bearings on the other to allow for the considerable movement on the structure.