Berwick Bypass Bridge

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River Tweed Bridge (Berwick Bypass)
Location Map ( geo)
Berwick bypass, A1 Bridge over the River Tweed - Geograph - 138770.jpg
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Location
Berwick-upon-Tweed Bypass
County
Northumberland
Highway Authority
Highways England
Opening Date
1983
Cost
£9.5m (combined cost for Bypass and Bridge)
Additional Information
Bridge Type:  Concrete
Length:  195m (639 ft 9 in)
Max Span:  56m (183 ft 9 in)
On road(s)
A1
Crossings related to the A1
A1 Blaydon Bridge • A1 Bridge (East Linton) • Alnwick Viaduct • Blaydon Bridge • Coquet Viaduct • Dunglass Bridge • Royal Tweed Bridge • Stainby Road Bridge • Stamford Bypass • Swing Bridge (Tyne) • Tempsford Bridge • Wansford Bypass Bridge • Wentbridge Viaduct • Winthorpe Bridge

Berwick Bypass Bridge crosses the River Tweed on the A1 near Berwick-upon-Tweed. It was constructed as part of the Berwick Bypass and the whole scheme cost £9.5m


Temporary piers were constructed within steel sheetpile cofferdams on both sides of the river; the bridge deck was assembled on the south bank and launched across the river using an attached nosing girder.


Original Author(s): Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation

Links

Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation



Berwick Bypass Bridge
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Crossings of the River Tweed and tributaries
River TweedMerlindale Bridge • Crownhead Bridge • Manor Bridge • Tweed Bridge (Peebles) • Innerleithen Bridge • Ashestiel Bridge • Yair Bridge • Tweed Bridge (Galashiels) • Galafoot Bridge • Melrose Bridge • Drygrange Bridge • Mertoun Bridge • Kelso Bridge • Hunters Bridge • Coldstream Bridge • Ladykirk and Norham Bridge • Union Bridge • Berwick Bypass Bridge • Royal Tweed Bridge
River TeviotTeindside Bridge  • Branxholm Bridge • Martins Bridge • Albert Bridge (Hawick) • North Bridge (Hawick) • Denholm Bridge • Ale Bridge • Ancrum Bridge • Nisbet Bridge • Teviot Bridge
Ettrick WaterEttrick Bridge • Carterhaugh Bridge  • Selkirk Bridge • Ettrick Bridge (Lindean)
Yarrow WaterBroadmeadows Bridge  • Generals Bridge