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Britannia Bridge (Wigan)

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Britannia Bridge
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From:  Wigan
To:  Ince in Makerfield
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Bridge Type:  Arch Bridge
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This article is about the bridge located in Wigan.
For the famous bridge of the same name linking Anglesey with the Welsh mainland, see Britannia Bridge
For the bridge of the same name in Porthmadog, see Britannia Bridge (Porthmadog).

Britannia Bridge (Wigan), not to be confused with any other bridge of the same name, carries the A573 Warrington Road, Lower Ince, Wigan, over the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.

The bridge was originally built as a stone arch over the canal, immediately next to a lock. However, it has since been widened with Iron box section units added on either side, similar to many Victorian Railway Bridges, in order to carry a 2-way road and pavements.

Britannia Bridge (Wigan)
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