Transport Aqueduct in Wales Designed by Thomas Telford (1806)

Designed by acclaimed British bridge designer Thomas Telford, this metal transport aqueduct is 304 meters long and was completed in 1806. Before Telford began designing transport aqueducts in iron, aqueducts were constructed for centuries in brick and mortar.  Brick construction, however, was not impervious to water leakage even though similar construction methods were used as [...]