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Forteviot Bridge

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Forteviot Bridge
Location Map ( geo)
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From:  Forteviot
To:  A9
Location
Forteviot
County
Perthshire
Highway Authority
Perth and Kinross
Opening Date
1766
Additional Information
Bridge Type:  Arch Bridge
On road(s)
B934
Looking across the bridge

The bridge across the River Earn at Forteviot is a 5 arch stone bridge dating back to 1766. Despite the age, the roadway is wide enough for two cars to pass, and this without any evidence that the bridge has been widened. Of the 5 arches, the four across the river are identical, while a fifth smaller arch spans the southern bank to act as a flood arch.

Small triangular shaped refuges feature above the piers on both sides of the bridge, rising from the cutwaters, and the cutwaters on the upstream side of the bridge have been reinforced by concrete to help protect the structure against the large volume of water that can flow down the River Earn.

Junction

ADS for the junction

Immediately to the north of the bridge, the road forks with the B934 turning west to meet the A9, while the B9112 heads east into Perth. The junction is a straightforward give-way, albeit with the western arm of the B934 as a TOTSO.




Forteviot Bridge
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Crossings of the River Earn, and Tributaries
Dalginross Bridge • Crieff Bridge • Kinkell Bridge • Dalreoch Bridge • Forteviot Bridge • Bridge of Earn • Bridge of Earn (M90)


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