|Name||Waterloo Bridge, London|
|Design||E J Buckton & W Cuerel of Rendel, Palmer & Tritton|
|Architectural Design||Giles Gilbert Scott|
|Contractor||Peter Lind & Co|
|Latitude||N 51 30' 31"|
|Longitude||W 00 07' 01"|
|Why||Road Bridge over Thames. The original bridge had 9 arches, was designed by John Rennie and opened in 1817 - closed in 1934 due to sinking piers|
|Overall type||Beam - hollow box girder|
|Main span||77 m.|
|Materials||Reinforced Concrete with Portland stone facing|
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