NH6543 : Tomnahurich swing bridge, Inverness

taken 4 years ago, near to Leachkin, Highland, Great Britain

Tomnahurich swing bridge, Inverness
Tomnahurich swing bridge, Inverness
The Tomnahurich bridge carries the main A82 road across the Caledonian Canal on the outskirts of Inverness.

In this image, the bridge is being returned to the closed position after boats had passed through. Once it is fully closed, it will be reopened to traffic on the main road.

Other images of the bridge are:
NH6543 : Tomnahurich Bridge, Inverness,
NH6543 : Tomnahurich swing bridge, Inverness
and NH6543 : Caledonian Canal at Tomnahurich Bridge, Inverness
The A82
The A82 runs from Glasgow to Fort William and Inverness, passing along the shores of Loch Lomond and Loch Ness and in the shadow of Ben Nevis along the way. The majority of the route is a trunk road and hence managed by Transport Scotland, who view the road as a vitally important link through the Scottish Highlands and beyond.

At 167 miles, the road is the second longest A-road in Scotland (after the A9) and along its route uses pieces of road first built in the 1750s.
Tomnahurich Swing Bridge
The Tomnahurich Swing Bridge carries the main A82 road across the Caledonian Canal on the outskirts of Inverness. Both the road and the canal run along the Great Glen, linking Inverness with Loch Ness and Fort William.
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Date Taken
Monday, 22 June, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 14 July, 2015
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  Canals 
Road (from Tags)
A82 
Canal (from Tags)
Caledonian 
Place (from Tags)
Inverness 
Country (from Tags)
Scotland 
Region (from Tags)
Highland 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 6548 4386 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:27.9003N 4:14.6561W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 6547 4390
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Swing Bridge  Canal Swing Bridge  Caledonian Canal  Canal 

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