Shaping the Landscape / The River Severn

Building The Severn Bridges

  • Severn bridges sketch. © Severn Bridges Trust
  • Second crossing sketch. © Severn Bridges Trust

The bridges spanning the River Severn are iconic feats of civil engineering. The Severn Bridges Trust maintains an excellent website with information about the history, design and construction of each crossing that is a mine of information for research projects.

Why not take a look at the introductory video below to find out more?

Did You Know?

The Severn Bridges Trust was formed in 1999 to promote public education in the engineering, environmental and associated disciplines involved in the planning, design, construction and maintenance of the Severn Road Crossings.

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