Giant Metal Section Lifted Into Place On Waterford City's New Bridge.

Engineers report successful second attempt to place a giant metal section into place on the new Waterford City bridge.

Michael Ryan reports on the operation to lift a giant metal section into place on the new Waterford City bridge. 

The new lifting bridge will be operated under electronic controls to permit shipping up and down the River Suir. It is expected the new bridge will be open to traffic in October 1986.

An RTÉ News report by Michael Ryan broadcast on 8 July 1986.