Kincardine Bridge Club games are played at The Davidson Community Centre, 601 Durham Street off Highway 21. Westbound traffic will be diverted from Longannet (Toll) Roundabout via the A977 and at Kilbagie Roundabout will take the first exit onto the A876 Clackmannanshire Bridge. A long concrete pontoon sits at right angles to the bridge, to accommodate the cantilevers when the swing bridge is open. A signed diversion will be in operation during the period when the bridge is closed.
It was the first road crossing of the River Forth downstream of Stirling, completed nearly thirty years before the Forth Road Bridge, which stands fifteen miles to the south-east. The bridge is 822m long and its high water clearance is just over 9m.
The Kincardine Bridge closure is necessary to allow for an inspection to be carried out
This new crossing was used initially only to allow repairs to the existing bridge.
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THE Kincardine Bridge is set to close overnight for 12 days to allow an inspection of the structure to be carried out. Kincardine Bridge: Running - See 30 traveler reviews, 23 candid photos, and great deals for Kincardine, UK, at Tripadvisor. Transport Scotland’s operating company, Amey, says the bridge closure is necessary to allow for an inspection to be carried out. Eastbound traffic will be diverted over the A876 Clackmannanshire Bridge at the Higgins Neuk Roundabout to join the A977 to Kincardine at the Kilbagie Roundabout, with the diversion ending at the Longannet (Toll) Roundabout. The southern approach includes a piled reinforced concrete viaduct, some 81m long.The Kincardine end of the bridge is founded on solid rock.
3/23/2018 0 Comments Results. They consist of steel girders supported on concrete piers. KINCARDINE Bridge will close overnight for nearly two weeks to allow for an “essential inspection” of the structure. The Phase 1 works were completed in spring 2015. The bridge was constructed between 1932 and 1936, to a design by Sir Alexander Gibb & Partners, Consulting Engineers, and Architect, Donald Watson. An initial crossing over the Firth of Forth at Kincardine was opened for traffic in 1936. Kincardine Bridge. Travelled over the Bridge thousands of time, in my 26 years working in both Kincardine and Longannet Power Stations, and saw it open many times as well, mostly on Sunday mornings, when it was being tested, often made me a bit late for start of my shift, but never tired of seeing it open, much more attractive than the new Clackmannan Bridge though.
Locate nearby speed cameras on our map. Shipping activity has decline on the Forth and the bridge's swing section last opened in 1988. In the middle of the river, where the foundations are 15m under water, closed cylinders were used with compressed air at 152kN per sq m (1.5 atmospheres) to enable dry working.
The swing span was fixed shut in 1989. By replacing it now we are ensuring the safety and reliability of the bridge for the future.
When does the work begin and end? Thorough risk assessments will be carried out and cleansing stations will be implemented on site. River Forth, Fife and Stirling, Scotland, UK
Why are you undertaking this work Kincardine Bridge now? Westbound traffic will be diverted from the Longannet (Toll) Roundabout via the A977 through Kincardine to the Kilbagie Roundabout, and the A876 Clackmannanshire Bridge, with the diversion ending at the Higgins Neuk Roundabout. Built in 1936 and still very impressive.
The Club Rep for the Thursday games to the ACBL is Doug Bieman, available at 519-396-7420.; Thursday Bridge, at 6:30 P.M. is an ACBL sanctioned game. However, Kincardine Bridge is still the most downstream all-weather crossing of the Forth and is used when the other bridge is closed to high-sided vehicles in high winds. The consulting engineer was James Guthrie Brown (1892-1976) of Sir Alexander Gibb & Partners.In the 1930s, the Forth was navigable right up to Stirling 16km away, and vessels of up to 2,032 tonnes brought cargoes of coal, oil and timber to the port at Alloa.