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Tyne Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: August 1925
Completion: 25 February 1928
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: , , , ,
Crosses:
  • Tyne River
Next to: Newcastle High Level Bridge (1849)
Coordinates: 54° 58' 4.27" N    1° 36' 21.67" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

width 17.08 m
height 59 m
total length 397.72 m
clearance 25.62 m
arch rise 55 m
arch span 161.95 m

Quantities

structural steel 7 122 t

Cost

cost of construction Pound sterling 1 200 000

Materials

deck steel
arch steel

Chronology

July 1925

Beginning of construction.

1928

Inaugurated by King George V.

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Participants

Structural engineering
Engineering
Construction

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20001255
  • Date created
    01/02/2001
  • Last Update
    19/04/2016