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Newport Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1932
Completion: 28 February 1934
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Vertical lift bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Location

Location: , , , , ,
Crosses:
  • Tees River
Coordinates: 54° 34' 18.43" N    1° 15' 40.92" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 82 m
tower height 55 m
length ca. 122 m

Cost

cost of construction Pound sterling 512 353

Materials

towers steel
truss steel

Chronology

28 February 1934

Opened by the Duke of York (later King George VI).

18 November 1990

The vertical lift mechanism is used for the last time.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20006349
  • Date created
    18/10/2002
  • Last Update
    23/05/2016