Millennium Bridge, Gateshead

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    The Gateshead Millennium Bridge is a pedestrian and cyclist tilt bridge spanning the River Tyne, linking Gateshead's Quays arts quarter on the south bank, and the Quayside of Newcastle upon Tyne on the north bank. The bridge is sometimes referred to as the 'Blinking Eye Bridge or the 'Winking Eye Bridge due to its shape and its tilting method. The Millennium Bridge was opened to the public on 17th September 2001 and was dedicated by Queen Elizabeth II on 7th May 2002. In 2005, the bridge received the Outstanding Structure Award from International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE).
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    Link: https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7118/7768960314_6e028d323d.jpg
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 2 months ago
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