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Hayhurst Bridge

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Hayhurst Bridge
Location Map ( geo)
River Weaver - Hayhurst Bridge (C) John M - Geograph - 3962494.jpg
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Location
Northwich
County
Cheshire
Highway Authority
Cheshire West and Chester
Opening Date
1898
Additional Information
Bridge Type:  Swing Bridge
On road(s)
A5509

The Hayhurst Bridge is one of a pair of swing bridges crossing the River Weaver in Northwich in Cheshire, the other being the Town Bridge. Opening in 1898 it was the first electronically controlled swing bridge in the United Kingdom, the almost identical Town Bridge opening a year later.

The bridge has carried the A5509 Chester Way over the River Weaver since 2011, previously the route was numbered B5337.





Hayhurst Bridge
Related Pictures
View gallery (2)
River Weaver - Hayhurst Bridge (C) John M - Geograph - 3962494.jpgSwing bridge over the River Weaver (C) Raymond Knapman - Geograph - 3673112.jpg
Crossings of the River Weaver
 • Town Bridge (Northwich)