NOTES: This is a compression arch suspended-deck bridge and is the largest of its type in Britain. It crosses the River Mersey at Runcorn Gap and the Manchester Ship Canal linking the towns of Widnes and Runcorn. Constructed between 1954 and 1961, it replaced Britain's first transporter bridge, later demolished, and was renamed the Silver Jubilee Bridge in 1977. It is Grade II listed.
NOTES: Said to be the longest suspension bridge in Europe and was designed by the same team as the Golden Gate Bridge in San Franciso.It was inaugurated on the 6 August 1966 and was named Salazar Bridge, after Antonio de Oliveira Salazar, dictator of Portugal until 1974. After the Carnation Revolution that took place on the 25 April 1974 and SalazarÔÇÖs regime was overturned, the Bridge was renamed after that date.