2016

SE4843 : Tadcaster Bridge

taken 8 years ago, near to Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, England

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Tadcaster Bridge
Tadcaster Bridge
After the flood the underside of the bridge is now visible. The central two spans of the newer upstream bridge have collapsed, but the older bridge has survived. Until the collapse it wasn't immediately apparent that there were effectively two bridges alongside where the old bridge had been widened.

A tricky reconstruction job to preserve the historical nature of the crossing and ensure the bridge can fulfil its purpose for many years to come got under way after this picture was taken. It is explained here by the Institution of Civil Engineers: LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) .

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This photo is linked from: Articles: · Images shortlisted for POTY, 2016 Automatic Clusters: · Tadcaster Bridge [74] Other Photos: · Wharfe Bridge in Tadcaster, repaired · Tadcaster Bridge Title Clusters: · Tadcaster Bridge [7] ·
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SE4843, 659 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Chris Morgan   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 18 January, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 22 January, 2016
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 4874 4346 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:53.1028N 1:15.5989W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 4875 4348
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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