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Spey Dam Bridge

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Spey Dam Bridge
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From:  Laggan
To:  Corrieyairack Pass
Upper Strathspey
Highway Authority
Opening Date
Additional Information
Bridge Type:  Concrete Bridge
The new Spey Dam Bridge

The Bridge across the River Spey in front of the Spey Dam was built to divert the road when the dam was built. The old road followed the river up to the site of the dam, crossing just beyond and so climbing up to reach the modern road. At present no records of the old bridge have been found to describe it!

The New Bridge

The bridge that crosses the Spey today is a 3-span Concrete deck across the river, supported by two piers in the water. The roadway is single carriageway, with a pavement on the western side, and bounded by concrete parapets designed to look like fences. There is a very similar structure across a diversion channel a few miles further up Strathspey near Glen Shira.

Spey Dam 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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