Bridgwater & Taunton Canal - Structures

Huntworth Viaduct – Canal Bridge No.10

Bridge Name:   Huntworth Viaduct – Canal Bridge No.10
No.:   12
Location:   M5 Bridgwater By-pass (J23 to J24)
Build Date:   1971 – 1973
Engineer:   Cementation Ltd.
Carries the M5 motorway.
Twin steel box girder construction with a composite reinforced concrete deck. The main spans are 166 ft. and there are seventeen spans with columns founded on large diameter bored piles which extend well into the keuper marl beneath the alluvium.1
References:   1. Motorway Archive