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Queen Elizabeth II Bridge

Queen Elizabeth II Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Cable-stayed bridge
cable geometry:
Cable-stayed bridge with fan system
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Built: 1988 - 1991
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Dartford, Dartford, Kent, South East England, England, United Kingdom, Europe
Thurrock, Essex, East of England, England, United Kingdom, Europe
  • Thames River
  • A282 Motorway
Next to Thurrock Viaduct

Technical Information


main span 450 m
total length ca. 2 812 m
tower height 137 m
suspended length 812 m
clearance 53 m


deck composite steel-reinforced concrete
caissons reinforced concrete


Consulting engineers
Construction engineers
Steel construction
Stay cable steel supplier

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: 20000486
Created: 13/11/1999
Last Updated: 29/07/2014