Road bridges in Great Britain
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Road bridges in Great Britain illustrated descriptions, with many working drawings of complete design and details, progress photogrpahs, and notes on construction methods, relating to 96 reinforced concrete bridges of various types and spans. by Concrete Publications Ltd.

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Published in London .
Written in English


  • Bridges, Concrete.,
  • Bridges -- Great Britain.

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SeriesConcrete series
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 170 p. :
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21031699M

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Specification for road and bridge works Paperback – January 1, by Great Britain (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — Author: Great Britain. Road bridges in Great Britain: illustrated descriptions, with many working drawings of complete designs and details, progress photographs, and notes on construction methods, relating to 96 reinforced concrete bridges of various types and spans. prestressed concrete road bridges in great britain: a historical survey. Authors: K SRISKANDAN, PJ ANDREWS, DJ LEE, B PRITCHARD, T SKETCH Source: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Vol Issue 1, 1 Feb (–)Cited by: 3. The great age of turnpike road development in the late 18th and early 19th century had encompassed demolishing or reconstructing many fine medieval bridges, on major routes between towns and cities with even the greatest civil engineer of .

24 rows  Road bridge (A77, northbound traffic only); adjacent to Caledonian Railway Bridge: . Whichever term is used there is little doubt which are the five longest bridges in the United Kingdom. In reverse order: 5. Queensferry Crossing. The Queensferry Crossing will be the third bridge to be constructed across Scotland’s Forth River and is due to open in May following delays due to high winds. 13 rows  At the south end the line crosses Blackburn road on a segmental arched bridge with . Wiki Info: The Avonmouth Bridge is a road bridge that carries the M5 motorway over the River Avon into Somerset near Bristol, England. The main span is ft ( m) long, and the bridge is 4, ft (1, m) long, with an air draught above mean high water level of ft (30 m).

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