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THE first of an estimated 24 million vehicles a year will cross Scotland’s spectacular new bridge this week.
Linking the Lothians and Fife, the new £1.35 billion Queensferry Crossing is the longest threetower, cable-stayed bridge in the world.
But when vehicles are finally given the green light to cross in the early hours of Wednesday it will be a fairly low-key affair.
At some point during the night, when traffic is “at its quietest”, barriers will be lifted – all in a bid to deter “wacky racers” competing to be the first to cross.
The Queen will officially open the crossing on September 4.