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Lowry Center Footbridge

General Information

Completion: 2000
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: , , , ,
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Crosses:
  • Manchester Ship Canal
Part of:
Coordinates: 53° 28' 11.00" N    2° 17' 44.04" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

span 92 m
clearance max. 16 m

Materials

arch steel
towers steel

Notes

The span rises vertically by hydraulic power to 16m above water level to allow the pasage of ships.

The bridge connects the Lowry, an arts and theatre centre, with the Libeskind designed Imperial War Museum of the North.

The span was built about a mile away and floated into place on a pontoon.

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Contractor

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20013670
  • Date created
    08/10/2004
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016