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© Mr Peter Sargeant

IoE Number: 56066
Location: RUNCORN-WIDNES ROAD BRIDGE,
  RUNCORN, HALTON, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Mr Peter Sargeant
Date Photographed: 21 July 2002
Date listed: 29 March 1988
Date of last amendment: 29 March 1988
Grade II

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SP948RUNCORNRUNCORNRuncorn-WidnesRoad Bridge.0/948

SP948 RUNCORN RUNCORN Runcorn-Widnes Road Bridge. 0/948 GV. II Road bridge. 1956-61. Designed by Mott Hay and Anderson. Steel. Single steel latticework arch . The lower surface coming to a point at either end to rest upon concrete cutwaters, the upper surface flattening out to run horizontally to either end of central span. Road surface suspended from the arch. The span is 1,082 feet, the total length 1,628 feet. This was the largest steel arch in Europe when it was built. N.Pevsner and E.Hubbard B o E: Cheshire p 327

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