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Britannia Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1970
Completion: 30 January 1972
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Menai Straits
Replaces: Britannia Bridge (1850)
Coordinates: 53° 12' 57.97" N    4° 11' 8.33" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 432 m

Materials

arches steel

Chronology

May 1970

A fire severely damages the metal superstructure of the previous tubular bridge which is subsequently demolished.

1971

The demolished superstructure is replaced by arches.

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20005164
  • Date created
    19/09/2002
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016