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Poole Harbour Lifting Bridge

Ian Ritchie Architects with Schlaich Bergermann und Partner, engineers and Allen Jones artist are one of four teams selected to proceed to the first stage of the competition. Concept ideas for the 140m long bridge with a 19m long fully opening section will be submitted by 16th October. The opening section will be designed to operate up to 3,000 times a year and to be operational in winds up to 70mph.