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Hectors Bridge

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Hectors Bridge
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From:  Upper Howecleuch
To:  Nether Howecleuch
County
Lanarkshire
Highway Authority
South Lanarkshire
Opening Date
1964
On road(s)
B7076

Hector's Bridge is south of Beattock Summit on the former main road from Glasgow to Carlisle. It crosses Evan Water.

It is a single bridge built for the dual carriageway with stone parapets and it replaced an earlier bridge. It was possibly built as part of the Telford Bridge, Elvanfoot - Hectors Bridge contract by Murdoch Mackenzie Ltd. which was mostly open in 1964 per the 1964 Scottish Development Department Report. The adjacent southern section was completed in 1965.

It was converted to S2 and became the B7076 following the opening of the adjacent A74(M) in 1999.


The former bridge in 1955 prior to the dual carriageway.





Hectors Bridge
Crossings of the River Annan, and Tributaries
River AnnanNew Bridge (Moffat) • Annan Bridge (Moffat) • Johnstone Bridge • Millhouse Bridge • Shillahill Bridge • Hoddom Bridge • Annan Bypass Bridge • Annan Bridge (Annan)
River Kinnel and tributariesSt Anns Bridge • Kinnel Bridge • Water of Ae Bridge
Evan WaterHectors Bridge • Beattock Bridge • Greenhillstairs Bridge
Other TributariesMein Bridge


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