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The A4130, Hurley - Geograph - 988422.jpg
The A4130, Hurley
B479 near Benson.png
B479 near Wallingford and Benson This page contains scans from a map that is believed may be out of copyright according to UK Crown Copyright, UK Copyright Law for other maps published in the United Kingdom, or Irish Government Copyright, is not being used to generate profit in this context, and presents information that cannot be exhibited otherwise.
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Wallingford.jpg
Main roads around Wallingford and Benson, following the expansion of RAF Benson in the Second World War This page contains scans from a map that is believed may be out of copyright according to UK Crown Copyright, UK Copyright Law for other maps published in the United Kingdom, or Irish Government Copyright, is not being used to generate profit in this context, and presents information that cannot be exhibited otherwise.
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A4130 road bridge across the Thames - Geograph - 950144.jpg
A4130 road bridge across the Thames
Winterbrook Roundabout - Geograph - 867594.jpg
Winterbrook Roundabout
Winterbrook roundabout - Geograph - 867258.jpg
Winterbrook roundabout
Winterbrook Roundabout Ahead - Geograph - 867245.jpg
Winterbrook Roundabout Ahead
Where the spoil heap was - Geograph - 867252.jpg
Where the spoil heap was
Winterbrook roundabouts ahead - Geograph - 866505.jpg
Winterbrook roundabouts ahead
Winterbrook Bridge - Geograph - 848500.jpg
Winterbrook Bridge
Road to the roundabouts - Geograph - 848491.jpg
Road to the roundabouts
Winterbrook Bridge - Geograph - 848485.jpg
Winterbrook Bridge
The Bridge ahead - Geograph - 841172.jpg
The Bridge ahead
Winterbrook Roundabouts - Geograph - 836702.jpg
Winterbrook Roundabouts The finished road towards Winterbrook roundabouts.
Ready for traffic - Geograph - 836695.jpg
Ready for traffic
Well I was driving down it before most people but, as you can see, the road is now ready.
Edge of a roundabout - Geograph - 836665.jpg
Edge of a roundabout
The rebar is part of the marked out roundabout. The spoil heap on the right is where I stood to take a lot of the photos. Behind it you can see Pauls Malt or the ABM as we knew it. This was demolished a few years ago and is now a housing estate.
Almost done - Geograph - 836685.jpg
Almost done
The road is almost done and the lampposts are fitted awaiting the lights.
Hardcore down - Geograph - 836653.jpg
Hardcore down
The hardcore laid ready for building up. The post in the foreground marks part of the roundabout.
A road is born - Geograph - 836637.jpg
A road is born
As the soil is scraped away the line of the road appears
Scraping the soil - Geograph - 835486.jpg
Scraping the soil
Tons of soil are scraped up to form the road.
Work starts - Geograph - 835482.jpg
Work starts
The bulldozing begins on the Winterbrook to Hithercroft section of the road.
The new path - Geograph - 835479.jpg
The new path
New path from the Wallingford road to the now old section.
Landscaping begins - Geograph - 835100.jpg
Landscaping begins
The area by the roundabouts being landscaped, as you can see there is a path down to the old road now.
Better view - Geograph - 835097.jpg
Better view
Better view of the two roundabouts prior to being opened. The old bus was used to take people to Wallingford after they came to Cholsey on the steam train.
Side of the roundabout - Geograph - 835094.jpg
Side of the roundabout
Looking at the side of the new roundabout before it was landscaped.
Blocked off road - Geograph - 835090.jpg
Blocked off road
The newly blocked off Wallingford road.
The Wallingford road just became shorter - Geograph - 835087.jpg
The Wallingford road just became shorter
After over 150 years of being a long straight road it has just lost 200 yds shorter. See I still get my cars in the photo.
Towards the allotments - Geograph - 835084.jpg
Towards the allotments
Looking a bit further round at the old Wallingford road allotments.
Towards the Wallingford road - Geograph - 835079.jpg
Towards the Wallingford road
Looking across the Winterbrook roundabouts towards the Wallingford road. I stood on top of a pile of steel to take this.
Cut off field - Geograph - 835066.jpg
Cut off field
The problem with building a bypass is some of the land is cut off as you can see to the left.
Taking shape - Geograph - 835060.jpg
Taking shape
The good thing about the building of the bypass was the huge mound of earth by the Wallingford road gives a good view of the roundabouts.
Work begins - Geograph - 835057.jpg
Work begins
Piles of earth and shingle start appearing where the roundabout is being constructed.
Marked out roundabout - Geograph - 835049.jpg
Marked out roundabout
The marker posts are in place for the roundabout to be made
Before the roundabouts - Geograph - 835045.jpg
Before the roundabouts
Can't be sure on this but this is or what the pasture land looked before the bypass roundabouts went in.
Out for a Sunday stroll - Geograph - 833991.jpg
Out for a Sunday stroll
People out for a Sunday walk on the new bridge prior to tarmac being put down. It was quite an attraction for a while, people from both sides of the river being able to walk across.
Flooded road - Geograph - 833983.jpg
Flooded road
The flooded construction road with water flowing through the tunnels and onto the fields
Winter floods by the road - Geograph - 833978.jpg
Winter floods by the road
The Thames flood plain by the construction road.
New road - Geograph - 833972.jpg
New road
The new road to the bridge.
New footpath - Geograph - 833970.jpg
New footpath
Newly made footpath from the bridge to the river.
Cold morning on the bridge - Geograph - 833965.jpg
Cold morning on the bridge
Road and bridge on a cold winter morning.
Layer of tarmac down - Geograph - 833960.jpg
Layer of tarmac down
The concrete has been poured in place and the first layer of tarmac is down.
Kerbs going in - Geograph - 833955.jpg
Kerbs going in
Kerbstones laid, tarmac next
Road to the bridge - Geograph - 833766.jpg
Road to the bridge
Road leading to the bridge not far off having tarmac laid.
Keep Off - Geograph - 833746.jpg
Keep Off
Signs warning people to keep off the bridge whilst it is finished off.
Banked buttress - Geograph - 833740.jpg
Banked buttress
The rear buttress backed up in a finished state.
The river spanned - Geograph - 833735.jpg
The river spanned
The new spans across the river Thames.
Bridge supports - Geograph - 833727.jpg
Bridge supports
How the bridge is supported on the riverside buttress.
Bridge again - Geograph - 833718.jpg
Bridge again
Another view giving a better idea of the bridge frame.

 
 
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