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Glen Roy Bridge

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Glen Roy Bridge
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From:  Laxey
To:  Laxey Glen
Location
Laxey
County
Isle of Man
Highway Authority
Isle of Man
On road(s)
A2
Crossings related to the A2 (Isle of Man)
The crossing of the Laxey River

Glen Roy Bridge is not really a bridge, but a viaduct. However, as the railway crossing of the river is called the Glen Roy Viaduct, a bridge it is to avoid confusion. The structure consists of four tall grey stone arches, carrying a concrete deck with cantilevered pavements edged with metal railings as parapets. In addition to crossing the river, the bridge also crosses the private access road to the Laxey Glen Mills, which sit on the valley floor below the bridge on the upstream side. Despite carrying New Road, the bridge is shown on the 1869 OS 25 Inch Map, and is therefore older than the railway bridge a little downstream, which dates from the 1890s.





Glen Roy Bridge
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Crossings on the Isle of Man
Rivers Dhoo & GlassRiver Dhoo: Braddan Bridge River Glass: St George's Bridge  • Quarterbridge River Douglas: Pulrose Bridge  • Douglas Bridge  • Douglas Harbour Lifting Bridge
Sulby RiverTholt-y-Will Bridge  • Sulby Bridge  • Garey Ford  • Ramsey Bridge  • Ramsey Swing Bridge
River NebBallig Bridge  • Ballaleece Bridge  • Glenfaba Bridge
Laxey RiverGlen Roy Bridge  • Laxey Bridge  • Old Laxey Bridge
Other BridgesBallaugh Bridge  • Brewery Bridge  • Governor's Bridge  • Monks Bridge  • Groudle Glen Viaduct  • Glen Maye Bridge
Douglas FerriesStranraer ferry  • Heysham ferry  • Liverpool ferry  • Birkenhead ferry  • Belfast ferry  • Dublin ferry

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