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Medway Viaduct (M-2)

Medway Viaducts

General Information

Structural Type: Box girder bridge
Haunched girder bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Construction method: Balanced cantilever method
Built: 1960 - 1963
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Medway, Kent, South East England, England, United Kingdom, Europe
Crosses
  • Medway River
Next to Medway Viaduct (M-2) (2003)
Coordinates: 51° 22' 35.00" N    0° 28' 31.00" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 152.4 m
total length 997.31 m
eastern approach total length 243.08 m
main bridge span lengths 95.25 m - 152.4 m - 95.25 m
western approach total length 411.48 m

Materials

deck prestressed concrete
piers reinforced concrete

Chronology

29 May 1963

Opening of the original viaduct.

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0008182
Created: 13/02/2003
Last Updated: 29/07/2014