Marlow By-pass Bridge

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Marlow By-pass Bridge
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Marlow By-pass Bridge
Coordinates 51°33′58″N 0°45′43″W / 51.5661°N 0.7619°W / 51.5661; -0.7619Coordinates: 51°33′58″N 0°45′43″W / 51.5661°N 0.7619°W / 51.5661; -0.7619
CarriesA404 road
CrossesRiver Thames
DesignBalanced cantilever
Total length560 feet (170 m)[1]
Width75 feet (23 m)[1]
Height19 feet 9 inches (6.02 m)[2]
Longest span85 feet (26 m)[1]
No. of spans3

Marlow By-pass Bridge is a road bridge across the River Thames in England. It carries the A404 road between Maidenhead, Berkshire and High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. and crosses the Thames on the reach between Cookham Lock and Marlow Lock.

The bridge forms part of the Marlow by-pass to the east of the town. It was built in 1972.

The area underneath the bridge is used for boat storage by the adjacent outdoor adventure centre at Longridge (a registered charity).

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Phillips, Geoffrey (1981). Thames Crossings. David and Charles. p. 104. ISBN 0-7153-8202-0.
  2. ^ River Thames Alliance. Bridge heights on the River Thames.[permanent dead link]

Coordinates: 51°33′58″N 0°45′43″W / 51.56611°N 0.76194°W / 51.56611; -0.76194

Next crossing upstream River Thames Next crossing downstream
Marlow Bridge (road) Marlow By-pass Bridge Bourne End Railway Bridge
(railway and pedestrian)