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Firth of Tay Bridge

Tay Bridge
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General Information

Beginning of works: 1882
Completion: 1887

Project Type

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

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Wormit, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
Crosses:
  • Tay River
Replaces: Firth of Tay Bridge (1877)
Near: Firth of Tay Road Bridge (1966)

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 3 264 m
number of spans 85

Materials

piers steel
truss steel

Participants

Contractor

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000476
  • Date created
    13/11/1999
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014