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Kingston Bridge

Kingston Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Box girder bridge
Haunched girder bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Completed in: 1970
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe
Crosses
  • Clyde River
Carries
  • M 8 Motorway

Technical Information

Dimensions

span lengths 62.5 m - 143.3 m - 62.5 m

Materials

superstructure prestressed concrete

Chronology

1999
- 2000

After discovering excessive deformations and problems with the substructure, the bridge undergoes a complete overhaul. The structure is changed from a monolithic pier connection to bearing supports, making it a simply supported bridge. Additional prestressing is introduced.

Participants

Reconfiguration
Design
Strengthening
Main contractor
Subcontractor
Prestressing

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Relevant Publications

  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20004204
  • Date created
    05/07/2002
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014