The bridge span has been installed on a new Glasgow bridge ahead of its opening in autumn.

Work has been continuing on the Govan-Partick bridge for many months.

It is the latest addition to the River Clyde and it will connect Water Row, close to Govan Cross, to the Riverside Museum at Pointhouse Quay.

Now Glasgow City Council has revealed that the fixed span on the north bank of the River Clyde has been installed in the latest phase of work.

They say the new bridge span, installed on Tuesday, will offer us a good view of how it will look when it is fully opened and operational.

It comes after tests were being done on the impressive 110-metre structure, which will carry pedestrians and bicycles between Govan and Partick.

It will be one of the largest opening footbridges in Europe with a bridge deck 115 metres long and a rotating central span of 68 metres.

As it is a swing bridge, ships such as the Waverley steamer will be able to pass through it on her voyages along the Clyde.

It is also hoped the bridge will become a key part of the active travel route between Glasgow University's Gilmorehill campus and the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. 

The development is phase one of a plan which was approved in 2019 by Glasgow City Council and Govan Housing Association.