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Westminster Bridge

General Information

Completion: 1862
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Arch bridge
Material: Iron bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
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Crosses:
  • Thames River
Replaces: Westminster Bridge (1750)
Coordinates: 51° 30' 3.00" N    0° 7' 19.00" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

number of spans 7

Materials

arches cast iron

Chronology

2005
- 2007

The decorative cast-iron fascia girders are replaced due to significant deterioration. The new fascias are made of a structural steel support frame and an actual fascia made of more ductile cast iron. The replacement work is done under traffic both on the bridge and the river Thames from barges.

Participants

Design
Renovation (2005-2007)
Owner
Design
Technical advisor to the owner
Project management

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20003158
  • Date created
    23/02/2002
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016