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King Edward VII Bridge

King Edward Bridge, Newcastle.

General Information

Beginning of works: 1902
End of works: 1906
Status: in use

Project Type

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

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, North East England, England, United Kingdom
Crosses:
  • Tyne River

Technical Information

Dimensions

width 15.25 m
total length 350.75 m
clearance 25.3 m

Cost

cost of construction Pound sterling 500 000

Materials

piers masonry

Chronology

July 1902

Beginning of construction.

10 July 1906

Opened by King Edward VII.

Participants

Design
Contractor

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20005181
  • Date created
    19/09/2002
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014