A533 Chester Road Bridge Replacement


The M56/A533 Expressway Bridge, constructed in 1971, had come to the end of its serviceable life and needed replacing. The new structure ensures a life span of over 120 years and maintains safety in both the short and long term.


The bridge - situated between junctions 11 & 12 of the M56 - is a vital local link, providing access across the M56 to Runcorn from Preston Brook & Northwich. The replacement was a new 67m, two-span concrete bridge, including a single two-lane carriageway and a combined footpath/cycleway.

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