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Skerton Bridge

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Skerton Bridge
Location Map ( geo)
Skerton Bridge - Geograph - 957967.jpg
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Location
Lancaster
County
Lancashire
Highway Authority
Lancashire
Opening Date
1788
Cost
£14,000
Additional Information
List No:  1212253  (Grade II*)
Bridge Type:  Arch Bridge
Width:  10.1m (33 ft 2 in)
Max Span:  19.5m (63 ft 12 in)
On road(s)
A6 • A683
Crossings related to the A6
Crossings related to the A683

Skerton Bridge carries both the A6 and A683 across the River Lune in central Lancaster. It is the original road bridge across the river, replacing a much older structure to the south in the 18th Century.

Traffic congestion is frequent on the bridge owing to the sheer number of vehicles crossing it - the Heysham-M6 link road completion, when it eventually happens, should relieve this situation somewhat.




Skerton Bridge
Related Pictures
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Skerton Bridge - Geograph - 957967.jpg
Crossings of the River Lune
Low Lane Bridge • Raisgill Hall Bridge • Tebay Bridge • M6 - Tebay Bridge • M6 - Tebay Bridge (2) • M6 - Lune Valley Viaduct • M6 - Lune Valley Viaduct(2)
 • Lincolns Inn Bridge • Killington New Bridge • Devils Bridge (Kirkby Lonsdale) • Stanley Bridge • Lune Bridge • Skerton Bridge • Greyhound Bridge


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