Tay Road Bridge
Tay Road Bridge when this bridge opened in 1966 at 2,250 metres long it was the longest road bridge in Europe.
For a week in the spring and autumn the sun rises between the supports of the bridge
Some timelapses of the bridge at sunrise.
The bridge slopes upwards towards Fife at a gradient of 1:81 (1.2% gradient) you won’t notice it in a car but you will if you cycle to Fife.
Elevated view of Traffic on the bridge
Long exposure of the bridge viewed from Fife.
If the bridge had been built near to the site of Tesco Riverside, would the city centre look different? Would the docks and Royal Arch remain?
Timelapses of traffic crossing the bridge.
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the bridge vintage vehicles drove across the bridge.
After they left the car park and round this roundabout they crossed the bridge.
Mopeds crossing during 60th anniversary celebrations.
Motorbikes crossing the bridge during 60th anniversary celebrations.
The Dundee Kiltwalk from St Andrews to Monifieth crosses the bridge.
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