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Struy Bridge

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Struy Bridge
Location Map ( geo)
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Highway Authority
Opening Date
Additional Information
List No:  LB8086  (Cat B)
Bridge Type:  Arch Bridge
Engineer:  Thomas Telford
On road(s)
Crossings related to the A831
Struy Bridge over the River Farrar

Struy Bridge on the A831 carries the road across the River Farrar at Struy. The bridge, and indeed the road were originally built by Thomas Telford as part of his commission on Highland roads and bridges as the Strathglass road.

The bridge consists of 5 arches, the central one being the largest and diminishing in size to the banks. Only the three middle arches normally span the river, with the outer arches crossing the banks on either side - that to the north obscured by trees and bushes. The piers have triangular cutwaters to both sides, which continue between the arches as slim pilasters to the top of the parapets, crossing a string course which crosses above the arches. The roadway is single carriageway with grass verges throughout, and is slightly humped due to the larger central arch. However, as it is set on a straight road this does not particularly impede forward visibility.

Struy Bridge
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Crossings of the River Beauly & tributaries
River Beauly & FarrarStruy Bridge • Black Bridge • Lovat Bridge • Kessock Bridge
Rivers Glass, Affric & Abhainn DeabhagChisholm Bridge • Knockfin Bridge • Fasnakyle Bridge • Comar Bridge • Mauld Bridge
River CannichLoch a' Bhàna Bridge • Muchrachd Bridge • Cannich Bridge

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