Bewdley Bridge

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Bewdley Bridge
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Bewdley Bridge - Geograph - 404593.jpg
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From:  Wribbenhall
To:  Bewdley
Location
Bewdley
County
Worcestershire
Highway Authority
Worcestershire
Opening Date
1798
On road(s)
B4190
The name of this Junction / Bridge may not be accurate because
Name seems doubtful

Bewdley Bridge is a bridge crossing the River Severn in Worcestershire. The bridge was designed by Thomas Telford and constructed in 1798 at a cost of £11,000. The earliest known bridge crossing the River Severn at this point was in 1447. The current route across the bridge is the B4190, though before the town acquired a bypass, the A456 crossed here.

As the River Severn is prone to flooding in this area, the bridge is closed to traffic during periods when the flood defences are in place, traffic wishing to cross the river must use the A456 Bewdley Bypass.



Bewdley Bridge
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Bewdley Bridge - Geograph - 1153377.jpgBewdley Bridge - Geograph - 404593.jpgBridge over the River Severn - Geograph - 1707713.jpgRiver Severn in flood at Bewdley, Worcs - Geograph - 959280.jpgSevernside South and Bewdley Bridge - Geograph - 963196.jpg
Crossings of the River Severn
Cilgwrgan Bridge •  Leighton Bridge • Llandrinio Bridge • Montford Bridge • Welsh Bridge • Atcham Bridge • Iron Bridge • Bewdley Bridge • Stourport Bridge • Holt Bridge • Worcester Bridge • Carrington Bridge • Upton-upon-Severn Bridge • Queenhill Viaduct • Mythe Bridge • Haw Bridge  • A40 Bridge • Westgate Bridges • Llanthony Bridge • Maismore Bridge • Over Bridge • Severn Bridge • Second Severn Crossing