Bamber Bridge roundabout, view south, 4 October 1994

Bamber Bridge roundabout, view south (see all photos of the same view)

Bamber Bridge roundabout, connecting the A6 and A582, is still in its original configuration. Part of the new enlarged circulatory carriageway has been laid out, and beyond it in the distance, land has been fenced off and topsoil removed for the future link road and terminal roundabout for the motorway.

Direction of view
Roads visible

A582 Lostock Lane

A6 Preston Road

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