On Friday 20th of October 2000 Ballyshannon got a new bridge across the River Erne. The footbridge with a span of 23 meters can be seen below being lifted into place by a 180 tonne crane.

(Photo byThomas  Gallagher , Donegal Democrat ,26th October 2000)

Below: - The Bridge as it nears completion on Tuesday morning (24th October 2000). It was constructed by Steele & Co. Ltd from Wexford and took 2 days to travel to Ballyshannon.
 

(Photo byThomas  Gallagher , Donegal Democrat ,26th October 2000)