SJ5183 : Silver Jubilee Bridge maintenance, Halton

taken 3 years ago, near to Runcorn, Halton, Great Britain

Silver Jubilee Bridge maintenance, Halton
Silver Jubilee Bridge maintenance, Halton
The Silver Jubilee Bridge, "Runcorn-Widnes Bridge" or Runcorn Bridge crosses the River Mersey and the Manchester Ship Canal at Runcorn Gap between Runcorn and Widnes in Halton, England. It is a through arch bridge with a main arch span of 361 yards. Since the opening of the adjacent Mersey Gateway Bridge, the Silver Jubilee Bridge has been closed for maintenance. When it re-opens in 2019 it will be tolled to prevent a mass exodus of road-users from the new bridge. When the project was proposed, Chancellor George Osbourne promised locals that there would be no tolls on either bridge.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 May, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 17 May, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport  Railways  Construction, Development 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 5101 8361 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.8260N 2:44.2412W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 5109 8370
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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