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The New Forth Crossing is the key link in the most ambitious Scottish transport plan ever published. The project carries high international prestige first of all because of its size - it is the largest construction project in a generation in Scotland.
While touted as one of the largest natural harbours in the world, the shallow waters of Holes Bay are navigable only by smaller craft and leisure boats. The design of this award-winning delicate multi-span cable-stayed bridge was due in part to this absence in risk of ship collision,. The slender steel pylons are anchored to the abutments by a set of top stays provide stability and stiffness to the structure as well as simplifying construction of the bridge.