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Twerton Bridge

General Information

Completion: 1837

Project Type

Structure: Cable-stayed bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Iron bridge

Location

Location: , , , , ,
Crossed:
  • Avon

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length ca. 70 m
span lengths 16.8 m - 36.6 m - 16.8 m
deck roadway / carriageway width 4.27 m

Materials

deck wrought iron
foundations concrete
pylons stone
stay cables iron

Notes

The bridge was built while cantilevering the deck out from the pylons without any supports from below.

Participants

Engineering

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20002335
  • Date created
    14/11/2001
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016