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Ballymascanlan Bridge (also spelled Ballymascanlon Bridge) is a four span stone arch bridge over the River Flurry, built c.1860 in Ballymascanlon, County Louth.
As the bridge was diagonal to the line of the road there were bends on either side after long straight sections, this proved a dangerous combination and there were several fatal accidents, leading to the bridge being characterised as the most dangerous in Ireland. Consequently, it was bypassed by the Ballymascanlan New Bridge, a concrete bridge in about 2000.