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Westminster Bridge

Westminster Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Arch bridge
Completed in: 1862
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Lambeth, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe
City of Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe
Crosses
  • Thames River
Replaces Westminster Bridge (1750)
Coordinates: 51° 30' 3.00" N    0° 7' 19.00" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

number of spans 7

Materials

arches cast iron

Chronology

2005
- 2007

The decorative cast-iron fascia girders are replaced due to significant deterioration. The new fascias are made of a structural steel support frame and an actual fascia made of more ductile cast iron. The replacement work is done under traffic both on the bridge and the river Thames from barges.

Participants

Design
Renovation (2005-2007)
Owner
Design
Technical advisor to the owner
Project management

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0003158
Created: 23/02/2002
Last Updated: 07/10/2013