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Waterloo Bridge

Waterloo Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Box girder bridge
Haunched girder bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Completed in: 1945
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Lambeth, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe
City of Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe
Crosses
  • Thames River
Replaces Waterloo Bridge (1817)
Coordinates: 51° 30' 31.00" N    0° 7' 1.00" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 71 m

Materials

superstructure reinforced concrete
piers reinforced concrete

Notes

Built using mostly female labor due to World War II.

Participants

Architecture
Contractor

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

  • Fernández Troyano, Leonardo Tierra sobre el agua, Colegio de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos, Madrid (Spain), ISBN 8438001483, 1999; pp. 240, 439
  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20002236
  • Date created
    10/11/2001
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014