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Broomhill Bridge

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Broomhill Bridge
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From:  Nethy Bridge
To:  Broomhill
Highway Authority
Opening Date
On road(s)
C1139 (Highland)
Broomhill Bridge

Broomhill Bridge is a timber bridge spanning between stone abutments and resting on 15 timber trestles, some of which sit in the water. The five trestles across the main channel of the Spey also have triangulated truss sections along the parapet fence. In order to cope with the vast quantity of floodwater that can pass through this part of Strathspey, the bridge is considerably longer than the main river channel is wide! The bridge was built in 1894 by the County Council, and is believed to have formed a new crossing point on the Spey.

To the north of the bridge, the road climbs steeply up the side of the valley floor to meet the A95 at Broomhill.

The structure was restored to something like its original condition in 1987. However, it appears that it is now in need of further work, and has had a 3 Ton weight limit put in place, as well as a 5mph speed limit.

Broomhill Bridge
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Crossings of the River Spey & Tributaries
River SpeyGarva Bridge • Spey Dam Bridge • Laggan Bridge • Spey Bridge (Newtonmore) • Ruthven Bridge • Kincraig Bridge • Spey Bridge (Aviemore) • Boat of Garten Bridge • Broomhill Bridge • New Speybridge • Old Speybridge • Cromdale Bridge • Advie Bridge • Blacksboat Bridge • Carron Bridge (Speyside) • Craigellachie Bridge • Boat O'Brig • Fochabers Bridge
River FiddichBridge of Fiddich • Bridge of Poolinch • Bridge of Auchindoun • Bridgehaugh
Avon & LivetBridge of Avon (Ballindalloch) • Silver Bridge (Strathavon) • Bridge of Avon (Tomintoul) •  • Drumin Bridge • Bridge of Livet (Glenlivet) • Bridge of Livet (Tomnavoulin)
River DulnainDulnain Bridge • Carr Bridge • A9 Dulnain Bridge • Sluggan Bridge
Other Tributary CrossingsTromie Bridge • Feshie Bridge • Coylum Bridge • Nethy Bridge

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