Tyne and Wear HER(9778): Scotswood Road Bridge (new) - Details
Gateshead and Newcastle
Scotswood Road Bridge (new)
1964-7 by Mott, Hay & Anderson. Built by Mitchell Construction/Dorman Long to replace a suspension bridge of 1831. Steel arch of 100.5m span with suspended box girder deck. The two arch ribs were originally tied with wire cables but these were replaced with tie-bars when they corroded.
N. Pevsner and I. Richmond (second edition revised by J. Grundy, G. McCombie, P. Ryder, H. Welfare), 1992, The Buildings of England - Northumberland, page 460; Malcolm L Scaife, 1974, Newcastle Old and New