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Queen Elizabeth II Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1976
Completion: 1 August 1978
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: , , , ,
Crosses:
  • Tyne River
Coordinates: 54° 57' 52.18" N    1° 36' 50.10" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 164.7 m
width 10.31 m
total length 352.7 m
clearance 25.01 m

Cost

cost of construction Pound sterling 6 000 000

Materials

piers reinforced concrete
truss steel

Chronology

1 August 1978

Completion.

6 November 1981

Inauguration by Queen Elizabeth II.

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

  • Manders, Frank / Potts, Richard: Crossing the Tyne. Tyne Bridge Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom), pp. 128.
  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20005182
  • Date created
    19/09/2002
  • Last Update
    02/05/2016