Historical Bridges

Jamaica is home to some of the Caribbean’s most amazing archaeological bridges, including one the regions first cast iron bridges. Aqueducts and bridges which date from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries are excellent examples of the technical and construction skills of the Jamaican people.

Historic Cast Iron Bridge (Spanish Town) - Parish: St. Catherine Historic Cast Iron Bridge This bridge, which spans the Rio Cobre river at the eastern end of Spanish Town, can be seen from the bridge that is currently being used. The abutment of the bridge is constructed
Flat Bridge - Flat Bridge Parish: St. Catherine While it cannot be positively ascertained when this bridge was built, it was definitely constructed after 1724. Edward Long describes it in his History of Jamaica printed in 1774: This bridge is flat and composed