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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
Crosses
  • Tees River

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
    10/11/2014