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Torridge Bridge

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Torridge Bridge
Location Map ( geo)
The Torridge Bridge - Geograph - 1354763.jpg
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Highway Authority
Opening Date
20 May 1987
Additional Information
Bridge Type:  Concrete Bridge
Length:  650m (2132 ft 7 in)
Max Span:  90m (295 ft 3 in)
Clearance:  24m (78 ft 9 in)
On road(s)

The Torridge Bridge near Bideford is a crossing of the River Torridge on the A39. It opened on 20 May 1987 along with the 5 mile Bideford Bypass. Before the bypass opened the A39 crossed the river in the centre of Bideford on the historic Bideford Bridge.

Consulting Engineer for the bypass was MRM Partnership, contractor was Edmund Nuttall Ltd.


Torridge Bridge
Related Pictures
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Torridge Bridge - Geograph - 90086.jpgThe A39 Torridge Bridge - Geograph - 623389.jpgRiver Torridge and the Torridge Bridge - Geograph - 780799.jpgA plaque commemorating the opening of the Torridge Bridge - Geograph - 1827411.jpgHigh level road bridge across the Torridge Estuary - Geograph - 31616.jpg
Crossings of the River Torridge
Woodford Bridge • Hele Bridge (Devon) • New Bridge (Great Torrington) • Taddiport Bridge • Rolle Bridge • Bideford Bridge • Torridge Bridge

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