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Bedminster Bridge
Location Map
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From  : Redcliffe
To  : Bedminster
On road  : A38, A370
Junctions on the A38

Almondsbury Roundabout

Aztec West

Barrow Tanks

Barton Turn

Bassetts Pole

Belgrave Interchange

Birches Green

Branston Junction

Carkeel Roundabout

Carminow Cross

Chelston Interchange

Chelston Roundabout

Churchill Gate Crossroads

Clay Mills

Coombe Hill

Cornhill (Highbridge)

Creech Castle

Cross Keys Roundabout

Cross Rifles Roundabout

Cullompton Interchange

Dart Bridge Interchange

Dartmouth Circus

Deep Lane Interchange

Drumbridges Junction

Dunball Roundabout

East Brent Roundabout

Edithmead Interchange

Filton Roundabout

Goodstone Junction

Gravelly Hill

Gupshill Roundabout

Haldon Hill

Harvester Island

Hillards Cross

Holloway Circus

Huntworth Interchange

Island Shop Interchange

Lancaster Circus

Langley Mill Interchange

Lee Mill

Little Eaton Roundabout

Longbridge Island (Birmingham)

Lydiate Ash

Maiden Down

Manadon Interchange

Markeaton Island

Marley Head Interchange

Marsh Mills Interchange

Menheniot Junction

Minworth Island

Palm Court Island

Park Circus

Pearce's Hill

Perry Elm Roundabout

Pinxton Interchange

Rashwood Interchange

Slideshow Island

St Budeaux Interchange

St Chads Circus

St James Barton

Streethay

Swinfen Interchange

The Black Horse Junction

The Isaac Tongue Junction

The Norton Crossroads

Tiverton Parkway Interchange

Toll Gate House

Toyota Island

Trerulefoot Roundabout

Twelvewoods Roundabout

Twyning Interchange

Tyburn House Island

Walford Cross

Wall's Roundabout

Watchorn Roundabout

Waterloo Cross

Waterwells Roundabout

Weeford Interchange

Wobbly Wheel

Woodpecker Interchange

Wrangaton Cross

Junctions on the A370

Airport Roundabout (WsM)

Ashton Gate

Bath Bridge (Bristol)

Cambridge Batch

Cumberland Basin

East Brent Roundabout

Hospital Roundabout (Uphill)

Hutton Moor Roundabout

St Georges Interchange

West Wick Roundabout

Winterstoke Roundabout

Like Bath Bridge to the east, Bedminster Bridge is in fact two bridges crossing the River Avon, to form a roundabout. The A370 is heading east west, across the North-south A38, but as the A370 splits to run along the north and south banks of the Avon to Bath Bridge, both routes cross the River!

The Western bridge is the older of the two, and looks Victorian in style. It carries 3 lanes of citybound traffic, and also has a partial cycle lane between the left-turn and straight-ahead lanes to assist cyclists. The eastern, southbound bridge is just 3 lanes wide.

History

The 1963 AA Book of the Road doesn't show the new bridge here, but does show the new bridge at the Bath Bridge junction upstream. It seems likely that the junctions were upgraded at a about the same time, suggesting that the newer bridge here dates from c1964/5.



Bedminster Bridge
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Crossings of the River Avon (Bristol & Bath)
Joyces Pool Bridge • St Johns Bridge (Wilts) • Malmesbury Bypass Bridge • Cow Bridge (Wilts) • M4 Viaduct • Christian Malford Bridge • Chippenham Bypass Bridge,
 • Bath Road Bridge • Challymead Bridge • Staverton Bridge • Town Bridge (Bradford-on-Avon) • Stokeford Bridge • Bathampton Bridge • Batheaston Bypass Bridge
 • Cleveland Bridge (Bath) • Pultney Bridge • North Parade Bridge (Bath) • Churchill (Southgate) Bridge • Midland Bridge (Bath) • Victoria Bridge • Windsor Bridge
 • Newbridge (Bath) • Avon Bridge (Keynsham) • A4174 • Avon Bridge (Bristol) • Bath Bridge • Bedminster Bridge • Avon Bridge (Cumberland Basin)  • Clifton Suspension Bridge • Avonmouth Bridge