Restormel Bridge

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Restormel Bridge
Location Map
Footpath under the Bridge - Geograph - 155193.jpg
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Location
Lostwithiel Bypass
County
Cornwall
Highway Authority
Cornwall
Opening Date
c1960
On road(s)
A390
Crossings related to the A390
Grampound Bridge • New Bridge (Gunnislake) • Terras Bridge

Restormel Bridge crosses the River Fowey in Cornwall. It was built when the Lostwithiel Bypass was constructed in around 1960. The bridge is a triple span concrete arch structure, with the central arch being considerably wider than the two flanking arches. Whilst the underlying structure is concrete, the facings have been covered in what looks like reconstituted stone cladding - so in fashion in the 1960s! There are also semi-circular cutwaters between the arches, rising to provide somewhat unnecessary pedestrian refuges considering the width of the pavements. The road is a standard S2 carriageway across, and whilst the bridge is straight the road curves, accommodated within the pavement space.



Restormel Bridge
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Footpath under the Bridge - Geograph - 155193.jpgRestormel Bridge on the A390 (C) Rod Allday - Geograph - 2279600.jpg
Crossing of the River Fowey
Palmersbridge • Bodmin Parkway Bridge • Restormel Bridge • Tudor Bridge