Station Road - Coalpit Heath

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<googlemap lat="51.524072" lon="-2.470293"> 51.52028, -2.471108, Station Road </googlemap>

To Bristol or Wales: Coalpit Heath Viaduct
To Yate or London: Coalpit Heath

History

It was originally planned to span this location with an eight arch viaduct, but the presence of old mine workings led the engineers to believe that the ground could become unstable and so the embankments were extended and a bridge built. The foundations for the bridge were also sunk far below the coal seams.

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