Bridge 6 Over Over Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) - Burland, UK
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N 53° 04.599 W 002° 34.326
30U E 528665 N 5880882
Quick Description: This single arch brick built bridge carries the A534 over the Langollen Canal Mainline section of the Shropshire Union Canal.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/30/2018 2:24:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMY120
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:

The Canal
The Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) is a narrow canal and is part of the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal). It runs for 46 miles through 21 locks from Llantisilio - Horseshoe Falls (which is a dead end) to Hurleston Junction (where it joins the Shropshire Union Canal (Chester Canal - Nantwich to Bunbury)).

The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 72 feet long and 7 feet wide. The maximum headroom is 7 feet and 6 inches. The maximum draught is 3 feet and 11 inches. link

The Bridge
The bridge carries the A534,a major east-west route in south Cheshire and North Wales. It connects Congleton in Cheshire with Wrexham in Wales. The road has a single lane in each direction.
What type of traffic does this bridge support?: Motor vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
The Langollen Canal Mainline section of the Shropshire Union Canal.

Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: Yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Wrexham Road (A534)

Burland, Cheshire East

Length of bridge: Not listed

Height of bridge: Not listed

Date constructed: Not listed

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