Here's how engineers fixed the bridge that must legally wobble
The famous "shake" needed to remain intact.
If you're not an avid bridge enthusiast, you likely haven't heard of the iconic Daly's Bridge in Cork, Ireland. YouTuber Tom Scott's latest video, who is best known for his concise educational videos on a wide range of topics, can change that.
The video delves into the history of the bridge as well as its recent renovation. Known locally as the Shakey Bridge, which derives from the movement of the platform when running or jumping on the bridge, it was completed in 1926 and it's the only suspension bridge in Cork City. The bridge's rehabilitation has seen one of the city's most famous structures faithfully restored for the next generations to appreciate.
In the video, Scott hops on the bridge to test out the signature wobble for himself and explains the process of repairing the bridge, which was discovered to be in need of rapid repairs in 2017. If you want to learn more, make sure you watch the video above, and as always, enjoy.