Garrion Bridge

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Garrion Bridge
Location Map ( geo)
Old Garrion Bridge.jpg
Original Garrion Bridge
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From:  A71
To:  A72
County
Lanarkshire
Highway Authority
North Lanarkshire • South Lanarkshire
Opening Date
1817 (1st Span)
2002 (2nd Span)
Additional Information
Bridge Type:  Arch Bridge
On road(s)
A71

Garrion Bridge is a major crossing of the River Clyde, at the junction of the A71 and the A72 in the Clyde Valley.

New Garrion Bridge
Prior to 2002, it consisted of an old stone bridge, which afforded single-file traffic only. Traffic signals allowed traffic to flow in only one direction at a time, and the bridge was notorious for causing congestion in the area. In 2002, a new bridge was constructed adjacent to the original bridge, and adjoining roads were re-aligned. Together, they operate as a one-way pseudo-roundabout with improved traffic flows compared to the previous situation.

Further information about the bridges and the surrounding hamlet of the same name can be found at the Garrion Bridge entry on Wikipedia.



Garrion Bridge
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Crossings of the River Clyde
Elvanfoot (Motorway, Original) • Clyde’s Bridge • Wolfclyde Bridge • Thankerton Bridge • Hyndford Bridge • Clydesholm Bridge • Kirkfieldbank Bridge • Crossford Bridge • Garrion Bridge • Clyde Bridge • Bothwell Bridge • Haughhead Bridge • Clydeford Road Bridge • Cambuslang Bridge • Bogleshole Road Bridge • Archenshuggle Bridge • Dalmarnock Bridge • Rutherglen Bridge • Kings Bridge • Albert Bridge • Victoria Bridge • Glasgow Bridge • George V Bridge • Kingston Bridge • Clyde Arc • Harbour Tunnel • Clyde Tunnel • Renfrew-Yoker Ferry • Erskine Ferry • Erskine Bridge