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Bonar Bridge

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1893. Old Bonar Bridge
1893. Bonar Bridge on the Kyle of Sutherland - Crouch and Hogg.

Old Bonar Bridge

Old Bonar Bridge consisted of two masonry arches of 50ft, and 60ft span with rises of 16ft. 8 in. and 20 ft respectively, and a main span of 150 ft. with 20 ft rise. The main span was a cast-iron arch, the lower member of which consisted of four open cast-iron ribs. The old bridge was commenced by Telford in 1811, and opened for traffic in November 1812, the total expenditure being about 13,000l.[1]

New Bonar Bridge (1893)

See illustrations.

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Sources of Information

  1. Engineering 1893/08/25