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Skerton Bridge

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Skerton Bridge
Location Map ( geo)
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Highway Authority
Opening Date
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. Since 1972 it has formed part of a gyratory system, effectively a roundabout, with the Greyhound Bridge.

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

Skerton Bridge
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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 • Devil's Bridge • Stanley Bridge • Lune Bridge • Lune West Bridge • Skerton Bridge • Greyhound Bridge

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