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Aldour Bridge

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Aldour Bridge
Location Map ( geo)
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From:  Pitlochry
To:  Clunie
Location
Pitlochry
County
Perthshire
Highway Authority
Perth and Kinross
Opening Date
1949
Additional Information
Bridge Type:  Concrete Bridge

Aldour Bridge was built in 1949 by the Hydro Board to replace the Clunie Bridge further upstream. The reason for the new bridge was that the River Tummel was being dammed a little upstream to create Loch Faskally, a Hydro Electric Reservoir. This flooded the site of the Clunie Bridge, and presumably the new site for Aldour Bridge was the first suitable location downstream of the new dam for a new road bridge to connect Clunie to Pitlochry. Of course, more recently the town has been bypassed, with the A9 now crossing the Tummel twice, rendering this bridge virtually obsolete.

The Bridge is a basic concrete structure, with metal parapets. It carries a standard S2 road and is supplemented by a pedestrian Suspension bridge about halfway back to the dam. The dam also provides a pedestrian crossing of the river.





Aldour Bridge
Crossings of the River Tay, and Tributaries
River TayKenmore Bridge • Aberfeldy Bridge • Grandtully Bridge • Pitnacree Bridge • Logierait Bridge • A9 Tay Bridge • Dunkeld Bridge • Caputh Bridge • Perth Bridge • Queens Bridge • Friarton Bridge • Tay Road Bridge
Fillan, Dochart & LochayWhite Bridge (Strathfillan) • Killin Bridge • Bridge of Lochay
River LyonBridge of Balgie • Bridge of Lyon • Comrie Bridge
River TummelKinloch Rannoch Bridge • Tummel Bridge • Coronation Bridge (Pitlochry) • Aldour Bridge • A9 Tummel Bridge • Ballinluig Bridge
River Garry and TributariesTrinafour Bridge  • Struan Bridge • Bruar Bridge • Dalnaspidal Bridge • Edendon Bridge • Allt Geallaidh Bridge • Dalnamein Bridge • Bridge of Tilt • A9 Garry Bridge • Garry Bridge


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