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Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Bascule bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Built: 1886 - 1894
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe
Southwark, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe
Crosses
  • Thames River
Coordinates: 51° 30' 19.80" N    0° 4' 31.46" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 79 m
length of side spans 82.3 m
total length 286.50 m
height of foot bridges 43 m

Materials

towers steel
deck of main bridge steel
veneer masonry

Notes

Participants

Architecture
Engineering

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000477
  • Date created
    13/11/1999
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014