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Flintshire Bridge

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Flintshire Bridge
Location Map ( geo)
Flintshire Bridge from Dock Road Connors Quay - Geograph - 3768454.jpg
Flintshire Bridge from Dock Road Connors Quay
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From:  Flint
To:  Deeside Industrial Park
Highway Authority
Opening Date
6 March 1998
£55 million
Norwest Holst, Keir, SGE consortium
Additional Information
Bridge Type:  Cable-stayed Bridge
Length:  954m (3129 ft 11 in)
Engineer:  Gifford Graham and Partners
On road(s)
Crossings related to the A548

Flintshire Bridge is an asymetric cable-stayed bridge across the River Dee on the A548 near Flint, Flintshire. It was opened by H.M. Queen Elizabeth on 6 March 1998.

Flintshire Bridge approach

Total length is 954m and deck width 28m for the dual carriageway and paths. The 118m high A shaped tower supports the 294m main span (an in-situ cast concrete deck) by way of 38 pairs of stay cables. There are access viaducts on either side – 390m on the east and 270m on the west. On the main span the 194m longer span counterbalances the 100m end span.

The proposal and design, following a selection competition, was completed by Gifford Graham and Partners (part of Ramboll Group). Architect was Percy Thomas Partnership.


Flintshire Bridge
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A548 on the Dee Bridge approach (C) Colin Pyle - Geograph - 3395924.jpgFlintshire Bridge from the South Bank of the River Dee - Geograph - 411500.jpg
Other nearby roads
A55 • A494 • A548 • A550 • B5126 • B5129 • B5441 • Ffordd Gogledd Cymru • Flintshire Leisure Tour • M56 • T84 (Britain)
Crossings of the River Dee (Wales)
Pont Rhyd-sarn • Pont y Llan • Pont Mwnwgl-y-llyn • Pont Fawr LLandderfel • Pont Corwen • Carrog Bridge • Kings Bridge • Llangollen Bridge • Trevor Bridge • Newbridge • A5 Bridge • Overton Bridge • Bangor-on-Dee Bypass Bridge • Holt Bypass Bridge • Chester Bypass Bridge • Dee Bridge (Chester) • Grosvenor Bridge •  • Dee Bridge (Queensferry) • The Blue Bridge • Flintshire Bridge

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