Dates in the History of Bridge Building

2nd August 2000    Back to Bridges    back to Home page

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Theobald Grenville

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Derby, Abraham

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Dodds, Ralph

Telford, Thomas

Clark, W Tierney

Harrison

Robert Stephenson

Roebling, John

Roebling, John

Bessemer, Henry

Brunel, Isambard K

Brunel, Isambard K

Eads

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Othmar Amman

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Freysinnet, Eugene

Moisseiff

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1315

1500

1735

1775

1808

1826

1832

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1849

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1874

1879?

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1932

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1934

1940

1959

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1961

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1962

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1966

1967

Monnow bridge Monmouth UK

Bideford bridge (wood) Devon UK

Bideford bridge (stone) Devon UK

Commercial smelting of iron

Coalbrookdale iron arch bridge Shropshire UK

Patent for reinforced concrete UK

Menai Strait suspension bridge Wales UK

Marlow suspension bridge UK

Grosvenor arch bridge Chester UK

High Level bridge Newcastle UK

Niagara Falls road and railway suspension bridge

Use of wire strands in suspension cables

Patent for steel making UK

Royal Albert bridge Saltash UK

Clifton suspension bridge Bristol UK

St Louis arch bridge USA

Steel prices quartered

Hell Gate arch bridge NY USA

Bayonne arch bridge NY USA

Sydney harbour arch bridge Australia

Repair of Le Havre station using stressing wires

First Tacoma Narrows suspension bridge USA

Luzhniki arch bridge Moscow Russia

Lune bridge Lancaster UK

Runcorn - Widnes arch bridge UK

Tamar suspension bridge UK

Donnington bridge Oxford UK

New Hall foot-bridge Lancashire UK

Thelwall M6 bridge Lancashire UK doubled 1999

Glen Canyon arch bridge Colorado USA

Severn suspension bridge UK

Tagus suspension bridge Portugal

 

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