Riley Green interchange, view west, 3 April 1995

Riley Green interchange, view west (see all photos of the same view)

An overview of work at Riley Green Interchange is seen here, with roads on the approach being diverted and bridge foundations under way. In the foreground a culvert is being built to carry a small watercourse; in the distance the Leeds-Liverpool Canal can be seen.

Date
Direction of view
West
Structures visible

Structure 20/20a (Riley Green interchange bridges)

Roads visible

A674 Chorley Road

A675 Bolton Road

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