Spey Bridge (Aviemore)

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Spey Bridge
Location Map ( geo)
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From:  Aviemore
To:  Inverdruie
Location
Aviemore
County
Inverness-shire
Highway Authority
Highland
On road(s)
B970

The bridge that currently carries the B970 across the Spey at Aviemore is a modern S2 Concrete structure, with a slight gradient as the east bank is lower than the west. The style of the bridge suggests it was built in the second half of the 20th Century, when the road to Cairngorm was upgraded.

Old Bridge

The old bridge across the Spey

A little way downstream, another bridge spans the river. This is an Iron Truss bridge which is now used as a footbridge. However, old maps all show the B970, and for a short while the A951 crossing the river here, suggesting that this narrow bridge was the former road bridge across the Spey. On the west bank it connects with Dalfaber Road, while on the east bank a forest road / cycletrack could easily lie on top of the old road surface.



Spey Bridge (Aviemore)
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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