London Bridge

London Bridge Lake Havasu City, AZ

London Bridge – 19th Century “New” London Bridge, not to be confused with its present-day replacement built in the early 1970s. The “New” London Bridge itself was itself moved to Lake Havasu City, Arizona, US in the late 1960s.

Originally built in London England. 928 feet (283 m) long and 49 feet (15 m) wide, constructed from Haytor granite. The official opening took place on 1 August 1831. On 18 April 1968, Rennie’s bridge was sold to Robert P. McCulloch for US$2,460,000. As the bridge was taken apart, each piece was meticulously numbered. The blocks were then shipped through the Panama Canal to California and trucked from Long Beach to Arizona. The bridge was reconstructed at Lake Havasu City, Arizona, and re-dedicated on 10 October 1971. The reconstruction of Rennie’s London Bridge spans the Bridgewater Channel canal that leads from the Uptown area of Lake Havasu City