And it only took 90 odd years to build................there again publication date was April 1
. IMPORTANT BRIDGE DESIGN.
Messrs Dodd and Dodd, civil engineers, of Waterloo Street, .Birmingham, have taken the prize in the competition for designs of a new bridge over the river Medway, at Aylesford, for the Kent County Council, to take the place of the present bridge. The proposed new bridge will be of stone with an elliptical granite arch, .span of the main arch 150 ft., giving headway of 18 ft above high, water mark of spring tides, width of bridge over all 40 ft., comprising Carriageway 30 ft. and footpaths on either side- of 5 ft., length of approaches and bridge, 600 ft. The estimated cost is £33,000. Only one prize of £100 was offered, but twenty- eight firms of architects and engineers took part in the competition
Welsh Coast Pioneer 1/4/1904