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    • PontcysyllteAqueduct issituated in noth-eastern Wales
    • Pontcysyllte isthe longest andhighest cast-ironaqueduct in theworld.
    • The cast-iron bridge solution proposed byTelford was chosen and construction work beganunder his supervision.Pontcysyllte aqueduct was opened on 25 November1805.
    • The PontcysyllteAqueduct madeThomas Telfordfamous. He wasrecognized in hislifetime as thegreatest builder ofiron bridges andcanals of his time.
    • During the 19th century the canal andits engineering structures wereregularly maintained. No structuralchanges were made.
    • The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct was completelyrenovated in 2003-2004.
    • The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is 1000 feet long and 125feet high.
    • Thank you for yourattention!