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Fairhurst Engineering

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Kingston Bridge on the M8
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Started:   1902
Wound-Up:   Still operating
Operated:   Across UK

With its origins dating back to 1902, Fairhurst, formerly WA Fairhurst, and incorporating FA MacDonald is a major engineering company based in Glasgow. Among other projects they had the contract for the Tay Road Bridge at Dundee and the Kingston Bridge on the M8 in Glasgow.

List of Crossings

Crossing On Road Opening Date
Erskine Bridge A898 2nd July 1971
Kingston Bridge M8 1970
Nairn Bridge A96
Tay Road Bridge A92

Fairhurst Engineering
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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