Bridge across the Mersey is starting to take shape

Stockport bridge
Work on a new bridge in Stockport town centre has taken a big step forward as engineers worked through the night to install six huge steel beams across the River Mersey. The new bridge will link the site of the proposed new Stockport transport interchange and the A6 via Swaine Street, next to the existing Stockport bus station, Astley Street and Heaton Lane. Delivered under police escort, the six steel beams, each approximately 38 metres long and weighing around 30 tonnes, were moved into position by a 750 tonne crane and laid o... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...