What will it look like?

To most people Great Howard Street will look the same once the work has been completed, however repairing this worn out bridge plays a major part in first stage of the redevelopment of the area.

The improved bridge will be able to carry every type of vehicle, regardless of weight, when the scheme is complete we can then carry out work to improve the dual carriageway that runs between Liverpool and Sefton as part of the North Liverpool Key Corridor Scheme.

History of the bridge

Liverpool Great Howard Street was the western terminus of the Liverpool and Bury Railway. It first opened in 1848. The line took in the towns of Wigan and Bolton and was designed to offer a direct route between east Lancashire and the port of Liverpool. It was closed completely in 1963. Find out more about the history of the station and bridge.