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Cleveland Bridge Company

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Cleveland Bridge Company
Ballachulish Bridge
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Started:   1877
Wound-Up:   Still operating
Operated:   Worldwide

The Cleveland Bridge Company were responsible for some of the most dramatic and famous bridges built around the British Isles in the 20th Century.

These include, amongst many others:

Image Name Classified Road(s) Date More Info Map
Moy Bridge 4.jpg Moy Bridge (Marybank) A832 1894
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Middlesbrough Transporter bridge - Coppermine - 10293.jpg Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge A178 1911 One of only two transporter bridges remaining operational in the UK
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Tees Newport Bridge - Geograph - 1747402.jpg Tees Newport Bridge A1032 1934
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Kincardine-br2.jpg Kincardine Bridge A985 1936 Centre lifting section no longer lifts
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Tamar 2 008.JPG Tamar Bridge A38 1961
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Forth-br.jpg Forth Road Bridge A9000 1964 Now restricted to buses, taxis, pedestrian and cyclists.
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M48 Severn Bridge - Coppermine - 5501.jpg Severn Bridge M48 1966
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Wye Bridge.jpg Wye Bridge M48 1966
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Balla-br.jpg Ballachulish Bridge A82 1975 Assymetric Steel truss
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Friarton Bridge.jpg Friarton Bridge M90 1978 The road over the bridge was originally numbered the M85
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Humber Bridge.jpg Humber Bridge A15 1981
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Queen Elizabeth II Bridge, Dartford.jpg Queen Elizabeth II Bridge A282 1991 Carries southbound traffic only
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List of Crossings

Crossing On Road Opening Date
Humber Bridge A15 1981

Cleveland Bridge Company
Road and Bridge Builders
pre-Victorian EngineersMajor William Caulfeild • Abraham Darby • John McAdam • Robert Mylne • John Rennie • John Smeaton • Thomas Telford • General George Wade
Victorian EngineersIsambard Kingdom Brunel • Joseph Mitchell
20th Century EngineersOwen Williams
Engineering CompaniesCleveland Bridge Company • Fairhurst Engineering • Stevenson Family

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