Britannia Bridge, Wales



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  • Crosses the Menai Straits between Anglesey and mainland Wales. Originally this was a tubular rail bridge of wrought iron rectangular box-section spans, designed by Robert Stephenson and opened in 1850, with an overall length of 461m/1512ft and a longest span of 140m/460ft. After a fire in 1970 the bridge was rebuilt by Husband and a two-tier steel truss arch bridge. The new rail bridge opened in 1972 and the upper road level in 1980.

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  • Access point created by volunteer Bridget Andrews, July 2022.

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Britannia Bridge, Wales

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Britannia Bridge, Wales

  • UF Pont Britannia

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