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Firth of Tay Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1882
Completion: 1887
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Truss bridge
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
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Crosses:
  • Tay River
Replaces: Firth of Tay Bridge (1877)
Near: Firth of Tay Road Bridge (1966)
Coordinates: 56° 27' 5.85" N    2° 59' 22.11" W
Coordinates: 56° 25' 30.07" N    2° 58' 53.49" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 3 264 m
number of spans 85

Materials

piers steel
truss steel

Participants

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20000476
  • Date created
    13/11/1999
  • Last Update
    22/03/2016