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Kessock Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1976
Completion: 1982
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Cable-stayed bridge with harp system
Function / usage: Road bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Moray Firth
Coordinates: 57° 29' 56.07" N    4° 13' 43.27" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 240 m
width 22.00 m
total length 1 056 m
span lengths 3 x 64.00 m - 72.00 m - 80.00 m - 240.00 m - 80.00 m - 72.00 m - 5 x 64.00 m
number of cables 64
girder depth 3.25 m
pylon pylon height 45.00 m

Materials

piers reinforced concrete
pylons steel

Participants

Main contractor
Stay cable steel supplier
(role unknown)

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

  • Nelson, Gillian: Highland Bridges. Aberdeen University Press, Aberdeen (United Kingdom).
  • Albrecht, Gert / Roik, Karlheinz / Weyer, Ulrich (1986): Schrägseilbrücken. Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn Verlag für Architektur und technische Wissenschaften GmbH, Berlin (Germany), pp. 31.
  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20002538
  • Date created
    31/12/2001
  • Last Update
    26/02/2016