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Blaydon Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1987
Completion: 3 December 1990
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: , , , ,
Crosses:
  • Tyne River
See also: Blaydon Haughs Viaduct (1990)
Coordinates: 54° 58' 13.20" N    1° 41' 52.10" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 108 m
width 14.6 m
total length 332 m

Cost

cost of construction Pound sterling 17 000 000

Materials

deck prestressed concrete
piers reinforced concrete
abutments reinforced concrete

Chronology

16 November 1987

Beginning of construction.

30 November 1990

Completion.

3 December 1990

Opened by Queen Elizabeth II.

Participants

Relevant Web Sites

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Relevant Publications

  • Manders, Frank / Potts, Richard: Crossing the Tyne. Tyne Bridge Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom), pp. 128.
  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20013210
  • Date created
    02/09/2004
  • Last Update
    16/10/2017