Categories of Special Interest
In Use As
1925 - 1935
Single-arch reinforced-concrete road bridge, built between 1929-30, carrying the Kilbeggan road over the Grand Canal. Replaced an earlier bridge, called Pound Bridge, built between 1801-1803. Spandrels with recessed panels. Parapets with vertical metal railings set between concrete posts and terminate in concrete piers. Concrete coping blocks and piers. Slight curve to deck.
Kilbeggan Bridge crosses the Grand Canal and follows the form of the early canal bridges. Built during the mid twentieth century, it is the earliest recorded concrete arch bridge in the county and is one of only three concrete arch bridges in all of County Offaly. It was rebuilt by the Duffy Brothers.