A north-east bridge has finally reopened three years after suffering storm damage.
The Polhollick Bridge in Ballater was damaged during Storm Frank in 2015, which saw high winds and rain batter the north-east, causing widespread flooding.
The bridge, one of the 288 that needed repaired following the storm, reopened yesterday morning.
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Forming part of the Seven Bridges trail, the B-listed structure was one of the last to be fully repaired after the storm, with only the Cambus O’May footbridge yet to be restored.
Council bridges manager Donald Macpherson said: “Due to the historical significance and listed status of the bridge, all the existing damaged steelwork was straightened as far as practicable, in order to maintain the original character of the bridge.”