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Foyle Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1980
Completion: 1984
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Box girder bridge
Haunched girder bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: main bridge:
Steel bridge
approach viaducts:
Prestressed concrete bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Foyle River
Coordinates: 55° 1' 6.60" N    7° 17' 32.93" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 234 m
total length 866 m
deck deck depth 3 - 9 m

Materials

deck of main bridge steel
deck of approach viaducts prestressed concrete

Notes

The steel structure for this bridge was constructed in Harland & Wolff Ltd. Belfast. It was then transported by sea on a barge to Londonderry.

Participants

Consulting engineers
Construction
Contractor
Steel supplier
Project management

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20003955
  • Date created
    24/06/2002
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016