Millennium Bridge (Dublin)
Droichead na Mílaoise
|Material||Steel and concrete|
|Total length||51 m (41 m span)|
|No. of spans||1|
|Designer||Howley Harrington (architects), Price & Myers (engineers)|
|Constructed by||Ascon (contractor), Thompson Engineering (steel structure), Banagher Concrete (abutments)|
Installed in December 1999, to commemorate the new millennium (2000), the span was actually constructed 80 km from Dublin - in Carlow - as a portal frame structure made up of a slender steel truss and resting on reinforced concrete haunches.
The bridge was designed by Howley Harrington Architects, with Price & Myers as consulting engineers. The concrete base and steel structure for the bridge were provided by two firms from Carlow: Formwork 2000+ and Thompson Engineering respectively.
- Millennium Bridge at Structurae
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