Severn Bridge, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire, England
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes
N 52° 20.235 W 002° 16.974
30U E 548858 N 5798791
Quick Description: Road bridge over the River Severn, Stourport-on-Severn
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/26/2012 10:24:36 AM
Waymark Code: WMF5E3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
This bridge (no particular special name) carries the A451 over the River Severn in the centre of Stourport-on-Severn. Locally the road is actually called Bridge Street. Built in 1870 under the supervision of Thomas Vale, who later set up Thomas Vale Construction, a local firm still active today. Originally a toll bridge but the charges ceased in 1892.
What type of traffic does this bridge support?: Road & pedestrian traffic

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
River Severn


Date constructed: 1870

Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: Yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: A451

Location:
Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire, England


Length of bridge: Not listed

Height of bridge: Not listed

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