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Queensferry Bridge

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1931. South Fixed Span.
1931. North Leaf.

1926 Replacement for the earlier bridge, also known as the Jubilee Bridge (Queensferry), which was designed by Mott, Hay and Anderson[1][2]. Also known as the Blue Bridge.

A double leaf rolling bascule bridge which spanned the River Dee at Queensferry, Wales.

By the 1960s shipping had ceased on the River Dee. The bridge's lifting mechanism was removed and the roadway fixed permanently in place. A bypass was constructed with a new bridge which took the main traffic[3]


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Sep 08, 1938
  2. British Listed Buildings [1]
  3. The Times, Aug 29, 1959
  • Wikipedia [2]
  • Movable Bridges in the British Isles [3]