TM1641 : The Orwell Bridge

near to Wherstead, Suffolk, Great Britain

The Orwell Bridge
The Orwell Bridge
The Orwell Bridge :: TM1741
The Orwell Bridge was opened to road traffic in 1982 and carries the A14 (then A45) over the River Orwell just south of Ipswich in Suffolk, England.
The main span is 190 metres which, at the time of its construction, was the longest pre-stressed concrete span in use. The total length is 1,287 metres from Wherstead to the site of the former Ipswich Airport. The width is 24 metres with a height of 43 metres.
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A14 Road
The A14 is a major road running 127 miles from Felixstowe to the Catthorpe Interchange, the junction of the M1 and M6 motorways near Rugby.
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River Orwell
The River Orwell is the name given to the tidal stretch of the River Gipping, below Stoke Bridge in Ipswich. The Orwell is joined by the River Stour before flowing into the North sea at Felixstowe.
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2012
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Sunday, 23 September, 2012   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 27 November, 2012
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Roads, Road transport 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TM 1699 4121 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:1.6102N 1:9.6940E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TM 1661 4110
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