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Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge
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General Information

Beginning of works: 1886
Completion: 1894
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Bascule bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, England, United Kingdom
Southwark, London, England, United Kingdom
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

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

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