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Queen Elizabeth II Bridge

Queen Elizabeth II Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Cable-stayed bridge
cable geometry:
Cable-stayed bridge with fan system
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Built: 1988 - 1991
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Dartford, Dartford, Kent, South East England, England, United Kingdom, Europe
Thurrock, Essex, East of England, England, United Kingdom, Europe
Crosses
  • Thames River
Carries
  • A282 Motorway
Next to Thurrock Viaduct

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 450 m
total length ca. 2 812 m
tower height 137 m
suspended length 812 m
clearance 53 m

Materials

deck composite steel-reinforced concrete
caissons reinforced concrete

Participants

Consulting engineers
Construction engineers
Steel construction
Subcontractor
Stay cable steel supplier

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000486
Created: 13/11/1999
Last Updated: 22/07/2014