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1. Bridge to Nowhere, Glasgow

Description

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This scheme connects the current half-finished bridge over the M8 with a second over the Clydeside Expressway to form the hub of three routes which will transform walking and cycling in central Glasgow. The second will be a garden link from Kelvingrove Park via Elderslie Street and Argyle Street, whilst the third will rearrange Waterloo Street to allow two-way cycling along this largely level road to reach the existing very high quality cycling provision at Glasgow Central. This project will go a long way to overcoming the barrier formed by the M8 which cuts through Glasgow and will not only provide a link to the riverside but also a link between the riverside promenades and the magnificent Kelvin Grove Park.

Links

Go to Connect2 site: Glasgow, Bridge to Nowhere

site by Christian Brand, ECI