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Isambard Kingdom Brunel

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel
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Clifton Suspension Bridge
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Born:   9/4/1806
Died:   15/9/1859
Operated:   Across UK

Brunel is far better remembered as a railway engineer, and pioneer in iron hulled ships. However, he also played an important part in the UKs road network, not least with the construction of the Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol, completed after his death.

List of Crossings

Crossing On Road Opening Date
Swivel Bridge

Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Road and Bridge Builders
pre-Victorian EngineersMajor William Caulfeild • Abraham Darby • John McAdam • Robert Mylne • John Rennie • John Smeaton • Thomas Telford • General George Wade
Victorian EngineersIsambard Kingdom Brunel • Joseph Mitchell
20th Century EngineersOwen Williams
Engineering CompaniesCleveland Bridge Company • Fairhurst Engineering • Stevenson Family

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