Warriston Bridge, Edinburgh

Warriston Road Railway Bridge is a high skew, three-span masonry viaduct with solid masonry parapets. The superstructure is supported on masonry abutments and piers with coped semi-circular cutwater buttresses. The total length of the bridge is 36.3m, measured from abutment to abutment. Masonry wingwalls are provided at each corner.
The structure was constructed in the 19th century to carry a railway line over both Warriston Road and the Water of Leith. Following closure of the railway line, the Warriston Path cycle/footway was introduced. The viaduct is category B listed.

Working above a live river with scaffolding to be erected from the top downwards and containments to ensure no environmental impacts . Masonry repairs were carried out to the piers, abutments and sprandrel walls.

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