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New Elvet Bridge

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New Elvet Bridge
Location Map ( geo)
The Old Elvet Bridge seen through the span of the new Elvet Bridge, Durham - Geograph - 4516135.jpg
The New Elvet Bridge, with the old bridge behind
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Location
Durham
County
Durham
Highway Authority
Durham
Opening Date
1975
Additional Information
Bridge Type:  Concrete Bridge

New Elvet Bridge crosses the River Wear in Durham city centre.

It was opened in 1975 to relieve the Elvet Bridge, slightly downstream.

In June 2020, it was announced that the bridge would need to close for 14 months from July, for urgent repair work, estimated to cost £7.5m[1].


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New Elvet Bridge
Related Pictures
View gallery (1)
The Old Elvet Bridge seen through the span of the new Elvet Bridge, Durham - Geograph - 4516135.jpg
Crossings of the River Wear
Wearhead Bridge • Daddryshield Bridge • Stanhope Bridge • Witton Bypass Bridge • Newton Cap Viaduct • Croxdale Bridge • Shincliffe Bridge • Baths Bridge • New Elvet Bridge • Elvet Bridge • Prebends Bridge • Framwellgate Bridge • Milburngate Bridge • Lumley Bridge • Wear Viaduct (A1(M)) • Lambton Bridge • Chester New Bridge • Chartershaugh Bridge • East Bridge • Hylton Viaduct • Northern Spire • Queen Alexandra Bridge • Wearmouth Bridge

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