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Samuel Beckett Bridge Press Pack

Samuel Beckett Bridge

The Dublin City Council commissioned Samuel Beckett Bridge successfully passed through the East Link Bridge on 13th May 2009.

The bridge was successfully mounted on its central support pier on 20th May.

The bridge opened to vehicle traffic on the 11th December at 7am.

Beckett beckons from maritime gatewayImage of Samuel Beckett Bridge. Copyright Digital Post Production Limited

 

 

Dr. Santiago Calatrava – the bridge’s designer

 

Key dates

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Image of Silouette of Bridge - Ronnie Norton  Silhouette of Bridge
Image of Samuel Beckett Bridge with Conference Centre - Ronnie Norton Samuel Beckett Bridge with Conference Centre
Image of Samuel Beckett Bridge - Ronnie Norton Samuel Beckett Bridge
 Image of Samuel Beckett Bridge. Copyright Digital Post Production Limited Samuel Beckett Bridge – computer generated image of bridge in place
 Image of Samuel Beckett Bridge. Copyright Digital Post Production Limited Samuel Beckett Bridge – photo of bridge superstructure in Rotterdam
Image of Samuel Beckett Bridge. Copyright Digital Post Production Limited Samuel Beckett Bridge – photo of bridge superstructure Leaving Rotterdam
Image of Samuel Beckect Bridge. Copyright Digital Post Production Limited Samuel Beckett Bridge – photo of bridge superstructure in Rotterdam
Image of Samual Beckett Bridge. Copyright Digital Post Production Limited Samuel Beckett Bridge – photo of bridge superstructure in Rotterdam
 Portrait of Dr. Calatrava  Dr. Santiago Calatrava Valls the bridge’s designer
 Image of James Joyce Bridge at night  James Joyce Bridge – Dublin’s first Calatrava bridge
 Image of City of Arts and Sceinces Valencia.  City of Arts and Sciences, Valencia – one of Calatrava’s most renowned creations
Image of Samuel Beckett Bridge. Copyright Digital Post Production Samuel Beckett Bridge/PublishingImages/Samuel Beckett Bridge Float-in Operation