Queensferry Crossing named UK's best infrastructure project

The Queensferry Crossing has won best infrastructure project in the UK at the 2019 RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors).
The Queensferry Crossing has won best infrastructure project in the UK at the 2019 RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors).
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The £1.35 billion Queensferry Crossing won the prize for best infrastructure prize in the UK.

The two-year-old bridge over the Firth of Forth has won best infrastructure project in the UK at the 2019 RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) Awards grand final.

At a total cost of £1.35 billion, the crossing opened to traffic in August 2017.

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Judges hailed the crossing – the world’s longest three-towered, cable-stayed bridge at 2,633 metres – as a “worthy winner”.

They also congratulated the project team of Transport Scotland, Dissing+Weitling Architecture and Forth Crossing Bridge Constructors made up of Galliford Try, Hochtief, Dragados and American Bridge International.