Chepstow Railway Bridge, United Kingdom

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  • This bridge links Wales and England, crossing the River Wye at Chepstow. It was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel using an innovative method of box girders constructed of wrought iron tubes. Built between 1849 and 1852, with a length of 183m/600 ft, the Chepstow bridge was a forerunner of Brunel's Royal Albert railway bridge at Saltash. The superstructure was replaced in 1962, but the original cylindrical bridge piers and south west abutment remain.

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  • http://www.engineering-timelines.com/scripts/engineeringItem.asp?id=1301

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

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