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1956-61 Construction of this through-arch road bridge to carry the A533 over the River Mersey, connecting Runcorn and Widnes. It replaced the Widnes and Runcorn Transporter Bridge.
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Opened in 1961. It was widened in 1975-7, and was then officially named the Silver Jubilee Bridge.
It will be closed for refurbishment on completion of the Mersey Gateway Bridge, and reopened in modified form as a toll bridge.