Star.pngStar.pngStar grey.pngStar grey.pngStar grey.png

Bridstow Bridge

From Roader's Digest: The SABRE Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Bridstow Bridge
Location Map ( geo)
Bridstow Bridge - Geograph - 1620175.jpg
Cameraicon.png View gallery (6)
Ross on Wye
Highway Authority
National Highways
Opening Date
November 1960
Additional Information
Bridge Type:  Concrete
Length:  107.59m (352 ft 12 in)
Max Span:  61.87m (202 ft 12 in)
On road(s)
Crossings related to the A40

Bridstow Bridge is a crossing of the River Wye on the A40 Ross-on-Wye Bypass in Herefordshire.

It was opened on 3 September 1960 with the 1.5 mile dual carriageway bypass between Travellers Rest and Wilton Roundabout. This was prior to the M50 opening from Travellers Rest on 28 November 1960.

Bridstow Bridge has a 203 foot centre span and 75 foot approach spans making a total length of the bridge at 353 feet. The bridge embankment is over 650 yards long. The contractor was Tarmac Civil Engineering Ltd.

It was part of A449 before renumbering.

Bridstow Bridge
Related Pictures
View gallery (6)
Ross-on-Wye Rowing Club - Geograph - 1135300.jpgBridstow Bridge crossing the River Wye - Geograph - 678291.jpgBridstow Bridge spans the River Wye - Geograph - 542271.jpgEmergency phone on the bypass at Bridstow Bridge - Geograph - 678290.jpgBypass crosses the River Wye on Bridstow Bridge - Geograph - 678286.jpg
Crossings of the River Wye
Pont Rhidgaled • Rhayader Bridge • Wye Bridge (Newbridge) • Wye Bridge (Builth Wells) • Erwood Bridge • Boughrood Bridge • Glasbury Bridge • Hay Bridge • Whitney Bridge • Greyfriars Bridge • Holme Lacy Bridge • Bridstow Bridge • Wilton Bridge • Kerne Bridge • Wye Bridge (Monmouth) • Bigsweir Bridge • Chepstow Bridge • Chepstow New Bridge • Wye Bridge (Chepstow)

SABRE - The Society for All British and Irish Road Enthusiasts
Discuss - Digest - Discover - Help