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Ceannacroc Bridge

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Ceannacroc Bridge
Location Map ( geo)
Ceannacroc Bridge 1.jpg
The new bridge at Ceannacroc
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Highway Authority
Transport Scotland
Opening Date
1811, 1950, 1989
Additional Information
Engineer:  Thomas Telford
On road(s)
Crossings related to the A887

Ceannacroc Bridge carries the two-lane single-carriageway A887 across the River Moriston in Glen Moriston, Inverness-shire. It is a three-span concrete bridge, opened in 1989 as part of major improvements to the route.

Older bridges

The current crossing replaces two earlier structures:

  • a bridge built by Thomas Telford in 1808-1811 and which still stands (it has been category-B listed since 1971) at a distance of some 170 m to the north-east; it carried the single-track B852 (later the A887) from 1922 until it was replaced in this role by
  • a second bridge built in 1950, little evidence of which now remains apart from the old road line cutting through the trees to the abutments on either bank; located between Telford's bridge and the modern crossing, it appears to have had a concrete deck on masonry piers together with masonry parapets.
Thomas Telford's bridge


Ceannacroc Bridge
Related Pictures
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Ceannacroc Bridge 1.jpgCeannacroc Bridge 3.jpgCeannacroc Bridge 4.jpgA887 Cennacroc Bridge - aerial from SW.jpgA887 Cennacroc Bridge - aerial of old bridge.jpg
Crossings of the Rivers Ness, Moriston, Oich & Garry
River Ness & Loch Ness tributariesArdachy Bridge • Bridge of Tarff • Allt Doe Bridge • White Bridge • Lower Foyers Bridge • Inverfarigaig Bridge • Divach Bridge • Borlum Bridge • White Bridge • Shenval Bridge • Drumnadrochit Bridge • Dochfour Causeway • Ness Bridge • Friars Bridge • Waterloo Bridge • Kessock Bridge
River MoristonLoch Loyne Bridge • River Loyne Bridge • Cluanie Bridge • Moriston Bridge • Ceannacroc Bridge • Torgoyle Bridge • Invermoriston Bridge
Rivers Oich and GarryLoch Quioch Bridge • Invergarry Bridge • Bridge of Oich • Fort Augustus Bridge

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