The bridge was designed by the Halcrow Group and built by Kilsyth based civil engineering company
Edmund Nuttall Ltd. The bridge has a main span of 96 m with two end spans of 36.5 m (total 169 m). The
design of the main span features a steel bowstring asymmetric tied arch. The supports for the main
span are located within the river with the abutments located behind the existing quay walls. The
central navigation height at mean water height is 5.4 m.