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Northern Spire opens to traffic on 29th August

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Northern Spire opens to traffic on 29th August

Post by wongeye » 24 Aug 2018, 10:49

Northern Spire opens to traffic on 29th August

At last, the Northern Spire will open on Wednesday 29th August but that's for vehicular traffic.
The first three vehicles to cross it will be from the Nissan plant in Sunderland.
Then its over to the people :thumbup:

However, you can cross the bridge before Wednesday.
That's right, people will be allowed to walk over it on the Tuesday before from noon to 8pm.
See you all there on Tuesday then :thumbup:



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Re: Northern Spire opens to traffic on 29th August

Post by Trish » 24 Aug 2018, 12:13

:good-news:

This will save us a bit time but I don't think I will walk it :lol:


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Re: Northern Spire opens to traffic on 29th August

Post by blockheed » 24 Aug 2018, 13:49

According to some idiots out there, the bridge had loads of faults. Some were spreading rumours about the A-frame sinking etc etc :lol:
Can't wait for it to open and I will be walking over it next Tuesday.



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Post by Jenky » 25 Aug 2018, 10:10

The conspiracy theorists were all at it with this bridge :lol:
Nice to see the finishing work is almost complete.
I might take a dodge down on Tuesday night.



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Re: Northern Spire opens to traffic on 29th August

Post by cam » 25 Aug 2018, 12:37

Well done Sunderland Council.


I might have the day off today!

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Post by Jammy Dodger » 25 Aug 2018, 13:20

cam wrote:
25 Aug 2018, 12:37
Well done Sunderland Council.
:lolboard:



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Re: Northern Spire opens to traffic on 29th August

Post by Rat Scabies » 25 Aug 2018, 18:11

Roll on Tuesday so I can inspect the A-Frame before I drive over it :lol:



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Re: Northern Spire opens to traffic on 29th August

Post by Crawford » 02 Sep 2018, 14:12

Yes, the new Sunderland bridge is now open.
I have posted a couple of videos here.



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