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Kincraig Bridge

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Kincraig Bridge
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From:  Insh
To:  Kincraig
Boat of Insh
Highway Authority
Opening Date
late 19th C
Additional Information
Bridge Type:  Girder Bridge
On road(s)
C1132 (Highland)
Kincraig Bridge

Kincraig Bridge is a very simple timber and steel structure spanning the River Spey at Kincraig. Its historic name of Boat of Insh suggests that the bridge replaced a long established ferry-boat service at the same spot. Believed to date from the end of the 19th Century, this bridge initially appears to be lucky to have survived so long spanning the often tempestuous Spey. However, with the large pool of Loch Insh immediately upstream, the flow is somewhat regulated here. The bridge has eight piers in the water between the rubble abutments. The two closest to the banks are steel trimmed timber, then a pair of substantial stone piers with the four central ones reverting to timber. These support a Steel and timber deck, with very flimsy looking timber parapets.

Kincraig Bridge
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Crossings of the River Spey & Tributaries
River SpeyGarva Bridge • Spey Dam Bridge • Laggan Bridge • Spey Bridge (Newtonmore) • Ruthven Bridge • Kincraig Bridge • Spey Bridge (Aviemore) • Boat of Garten Bridge • Broomhill Bridge • New Speybridge • Old Speybridge • Cromdale Bridge • Advie Bridge • Blacksboat Bridge • Carron Bridge (Speyside) • Craigellachie Bridge • Boat O'Brig • Fochabers Bridge
River FiddichBridge of Fiddich • Bridge of Poolinch • Bridge of Auchindoun • Bridgehaugh
Avon & LivetBridge of Avon (Ballindalloch) • Silver Bridge (Strathavon) • Bridge of Avon (Tomintoul) •  • Drumin Bridge • Bridge of Livet (Glenlivet) • Bridge of Livet (Tomnavoulin)
River DulnainDulnain Bridge • Carr Bridge • A9 Dulnain Bridge • Sluggan Bridge
Other Tributary CrossingsTromie Bridge • Feshie Bridge • Coylum Bridge • Nethy Bridge

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