Ashton Gate Interchange - A3029 heading northwards to dive under the A370
Ashton Gate interchange - The A3029 heading northwards under the A370. The near bridge was added to dual the A370, whilst the far bridge is the original A370 bridge. The Portishead branch line is also on the right.
Ashton Gate interchange - the A3029 northbound climbs up to join the A370.
Ashton Gate Interchange - A3029 sliproad heading nothwards joins the A370/A3029 Brunel Way. The start of the A370 junction can be seen in the distance.
Ashton Gate interchange - A370/A3029 looking southwards at the Ashton Gate Interchange.
Ashton Gate Interchange - Main sign for the junction when heading southwards on the A370/A3029 Brunel Way. This sign is unusual as it shows the junctions coming off on the right hand side, although the A370 is the main route here.
A3029 with the sliproads for the A370, looking southwards towards the Ahston Gate Interchange.
A3029 heading northwards towards Cumberland Basin.
Underneath the A3029 Brunel Way as it heads northwards towards Cumberland Basin.
A3029 heading northwards towards Cumberland Basin
A3029 crossing the River Avon near Cumberland Basin.
A3029 Plimsoll Bridge at Cumberland Basin.
A3029 access for Plimsoll Bridge, crossing the A4 westbound at Cumberland Basin Interchange. The overhead hut is the controls for Plimsoll Bridge
Cumberland Basin Interchange - The flyovers are the A3029 connecting to Plimsoll Bridge (right hand side), whilst the ground level roads are the A4.
Cumberland Basin Interchange - Plimsoll Bridge and the A3029 heading off to the south.
Underneath Cumberland Basin Interchange with the A3029 flyovers.
A3029 Plimsoll Bridge and the Cumberland Basin Interchange beyond.
A3029 Plimsoll Bridge taken from Cumberland Basin.
A3029 Plimsoll Bridge taken from underneath the Cumberland Basin Interchange. Note the spiral staircases which provide pedestrian access to the bridge.
Cumberland Basin and the original A3029 swing bridge providing access to the floating harbour.
Looking across Cumberland Basin at the A3029/A4 Cumberland Basin Interchange.
Original A3029 swing bridge providing access across Cumberland Basin.
From the old swing bridge over Cumberland Basin, the old A3029 route went past this row of houses to cross the River Avon on the Ashton Swing Bridge, which is behind the houses.
Ashton Swing bridge over the River Avon. Built in 1906, this provided rail access to the docks with road access over the top of the bridge.
Ashton Swing Bridge over the River Avon, which provide rail access on the bottom and road access across the top. The pivot point is the right hand pillar and the section between the two pillars would swing out to provide access to ships into the River Avon. Over the top of the swing pillar was a hut which controlled the bridge. Built in 1906, it last opened in the 1950s and today is a footpath.
On the Ashton Swing Bridge. Built in 1906, this was originally a double track railway as this level, with the road over the top. Today it is just a footpath as whilst there are still rails on the left hand side, it is doubtful that the bridge is still strong enough to take a train.
Ashton Swing Bridge, road level. This bridge originally had rails on the bottom level (just about visible on the right hand side), the road ran across the top at this level.
Cumberland Basin before the new road scheme
The main roads of Bristol, as seen from the bridge.
Approaching the Plimsoll Bridge, part of the Cumberland Basin junction in Bristol
The Plimsoll Bridge, part of the Cumberland Basin junction in Bristol
The Avon Bridge, part of the Cumberland Basin junction in Bristol
The Plimsoll Bridge across the Floating Harbour at the Cumberland Basin Junction, Bristol
A general view of the Cumberland Basin from the footbridge over the A4 at Hotwells, with the Plimsoll Bridge in the background