Bridges On The Wear


Built as part of a new road system it is a dual carriageway bridge on the A182 from Washington to Houghton-le-Spring. Designed by Travers Morgan and built by Mowlem Construction it is a low, wide bridge to the west of Fatfield.

Chartershaugh was a mining settlement nearby and a ford and ferry once existed here at Biddick.

 Chartershaugh Bridge Facts

Constructed - 1975
Type - beam, concrete, 3 span.
Position - Fatfield, Sunderland.
Grid Ref: NZ 309 536

 Chartershaugh Bridge

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