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Newport Bridge

Newport Bridge, Teesside

General Information

Structural Type: Vertical lift bridge
Built: 1932 - 1934
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Middlesbrough, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, North East England, England, United Kingdom, Europe
  • Tees River

Technical Information


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


cost of construction Pound sterling 512 353


towers steel
truss steel


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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Internal Information
Structure-ID: 20006349
Created: 18/10/2002
Last Updated: 10/11/2014