Deck arch bridge
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Pedestrian bridge (footbridge)
Smethwick, West Bromwich, Sandwell, West Midlands, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
|Coordinates:||52° 30' 7.10" N 1° 58' 45.60" W|
|arch span||45 m|
Galton Bridge is very similar in construction to Mythe Bridge which Telford had designed a few years earlier. It was originally built to take a main road over the new Smethwick Cutting on the Birmingham Canal. The bridge is still open to pedestrians, but closed to motor vehicles which now use a modern four-lane road some distance away.
- Thomas Telford (designer)
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- Tierra sobre el agua. Visión histórica universal de los puentes. Colegio de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos, Madrid (Spain), pp. 326-327. (1999):
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