Jubilee Bridge (Stockton-on-Tees)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other bridges with the name Jubilee Bridge, see Jubilee Bridge.

Coordinates: 54°32′06″N 1°19′16″W / 54.535°N 1.321°W / 54.535; -1.321

Jubilee Bridge
Jubilee Bridge-from South bank-1-1280.jpg
Jubilee Bridge over the river Tees from west side
Official name Jubilee Bridge
Carries Queen Elizabeth Way
Crosses River Tees
Locale Borough of Stockton-on-Tees, England, United Kingdom
Design Balanced cantilever
Material reinforced concrete and T-section steel plate girders
Total length 150 metres (492 ft)
Longest span 106 metres (348 ft)
Number of spans 3
Piers in water 2
Constructed by Birse Construction Ltd.
Fabrication by Cleveland Bridge & Engineering Company
Construction end 2002
Opened 20 April 2002
Preceded by Preston Pipe Bridge
Followed by Surtees Bridge
Coordinates 54°32′5.4″N 1°19′14.5″W / 54.534833°N 1.320694°W / 54.534833; -1.320694

The Jubilee Bridge is a road and pedestrian/cycle bridge carrying the Queen Elizabeth Way north-south across the River Tees linking Stockton-on-Tees with nearby Ingleby Barwick in the borough of Stockton-on-Tees in the north-east of England.[1][2] The bridge is over 5 kilometres upriver from, and over 3 kilometres approximately south of Stockton town centre.[citation needed]

Design[edit]

The Jubilee Bridge is a balanced cantilever design, 150 m long with 3 spans and a main span of 106 m.[1][2] It is constructed from reinforced concrete and T-section steel plate girders.[3] It carries dual two lane carriageways and additionally on the western side, a pedestrian cycle track linking in to the local pedestrian cycle tracks on the southern bank of the river Tees.[4]

The piers are supported on 914 mm concrete-filled tubular steel piles and the abutments are supported by steel 'H' piles.[2]


Construction[edit]

The bridge was built by Birse Construction Ltd with steel fabrication supplied by Cleveland Bridge & Engineering Company of Darlington.[2]

Operation[edit]

The bridge was opened on 20 April 2002.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Jubilee Bridge". Bridges on the Tyne. Retrieved 17 July 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Bridges over the Tees" (PDF). touristleafletsonline.com. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Janberg, Nicolas. "Jubilee Bridge". Structurae. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "View Cabinet Decision Record". Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council. 28 April 2008. Retrieved 17 July 2010. 

External links[edit]