The Silver Jubilee Bridge crosses the River Mersey and the Manchester Ship Canal between Runcorn and Widnes in north west England.    It was opened in 1961 as a replacement for the Widnes-Runcorn Transporter Bridge, and was initially known simply as the Runcorn Bridge or Runcorn–Widnes Bridge.     In 1975–77 it was widened, after which it was given its official name in honour of the Queen's Silver Jubilee.     The bridge has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade II listed structure.

The Silver Jubilee Bridge crosses the River Mersey and the Manchester Ship Canal between Runcorn and Widnes in north west England. It was opened in 1961 as a replacement for the Widnes-Runcorn Transporter Bridge, and was initially known simply as the Runcorn Bridge or Runcorn–Widnes Bridge. In 1975–77 it was widened, after which it was given its official name in honour of the Queen's Silver Jubilee. The bridge has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade II listed structure.

The Transporter Bridge Between Runcorn and Widnes, before Silver Jubilee Bridge was built.Taken from the Runcorn side

The Transporter Bridge Between Runcorn and Widnes, before Silver Jubilee Bridge was built.Taken from the Runcorn side

.Runcorn Widnes bridge over River Mersey.

.Runcorn Widnes bridge over River Mersey.

Starling Murmeration at Runcorn / Widnes Bridge

Starling Murmeration at Runcorn / Widnes Bridge

OLD WIDNES

OLD WIDNES

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