A49 underbridge, view west, 10 January 1996

A49 underbridge, view west (see all photos of the same view)

The changes at the A49 since the previous set of photographs are noticeable. The A49 now runs on its new course under the bridge, while the original course of the road has been obliterated by the new embankment.

Date
Direction of view
West
Structures visible

Structure 5 (A49 underbridge)

Roads visible

A49 Wigan Road

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