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27 April 2012

1796 – Foster Aqueduct, Constitution Hill, Dublin

In 1789 Dublin Corporation commissioned the Royal Canal and a harbour built on Constitution Hill, connected to the main canal at Phibsboro by a spur. Though the branch line was completed by 1796,...

29 March 2012

1879 – Design for Swing Bridge, Dublin

Architect: Bindon B. Stoney Design published in 1879 for bridge over the Liffey at Beresford Place. Eventually called Butt Bridge, it linked the new Tara Street with Beresford Place. It was replaced in...

27 March 2012

1994 – Cornmarket Bridge, Cork

Architect: Ian Ritchie Architects Winner of architectural competiton to design a new pedestrian bridge- a bridge with canopy. Unbuilt.

28 November 2011

1845 – Clontarf Railway Bridge, Dublin

A fine stone double-arched bridge under the railway embankment.

02 May 2011

1836 – Thomond Bridge, Limerick

Architect: James & George Pain The current seven-arch bridge was built in 1836, replacing the earlier bridge which was also alongside King John’s Castle. The architect James Pain had surveyed the earlier medieval...

15 March 2011

1883 – New Railway Bridge, Blackfriars, London

Elevations, sections & details “by Mr.Mills, Mr.Wolfe, Mr Barry & Mr Brunel – Engineers & Architects” for the London, Chatham and Dover Railway, and published in The Building News. September 28th 1883.

07 March 2011

1883 – Grange Bridge, Rhyl, North Wales

Architect: B. Nelson Elevations, sections & details published in The Building News, December 7th, 1883

02 February 2011

2010 – Spencer Dock Bridge, Dublin

Architect: Amanda Levete Architects The 40 metre span bridge with its fluid lines and undulating concrete surface will take trams, traffic and pedestrians across the Royal Canal. The edges of the deck peel...

10 November 2010

1883 – Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Architect: Railroad baron James J. Hill built the bridge in 1883 for his Great Northern Railway to allow for increased movement of people and goods across the Mississippi River. The Stone Arch Bridge...