Boothferry Bridge

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Boothferry Bridge
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From:  Goole, Yorkshire
To:  Howden, Yorkshire
County
Yorkshire
Highway Authority
East Riding of Yorkshire
Opening Date
1929
On road(s)
A614

Boothferry Bridge is a crossing of the River Ouse, and was opened in 1929, replacing the old ferry service. The box girder bridge is also a swing bridge and often opens to allow shipping to pass through on its way to Selby. Prior to the building of the M62 motorway and the Ouse bridge, it was the only point at which to cross the river without a long trip to Selby. This bridge carried most of the traffic travelling south from the port of Hull. Southbound traffic can also use the Humber Bridge, making this crossing a lot quieter than it was in the past.



Boothferry Bridge
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Crossings of the Humber, Ouse and other Tributaries
The HumberHumber Bridge • Humber Crossing
River OuseAldwark Toll Bridge • Clifton Bridge (York) • Lendal Bridge • Ouse Bridge (York) • Skeldergate Bridge • Bishopthorpe Bridge • Cawood Bridge • Selby Toll Bridge • The Ouse Swing Bridge • Boothferry Bridge • M62 Ouse Bridge
River UreAppersett Bridge • Wensley Bridge • Middleham Bridge • Masham Bridge • Tanfield Bridge • North Bridge (Ripon) • Ripon By Pass Bridge • Bridge Hewick • Arrows Bridge • The Borough Bridge
River WharfeWharfe Bridge • Grassington Bridge • Bolton Bridge • Otley Bridge • Pool Bridge • Harewood Bridge • Wetherby Bridge • Tadcaster Bridge • Tadcaster By Pass Bridge