SD4764 : Bay Gateway (A683) at the A6 Overbridge

taken 2 years ago, near to Slyne, Lancashire, Great Britain

Bay Gateway (A683) at the A6 Overbridge
Bay Gateway (A683) at the A6 Overbridge
New bridge built to allow the A6 to cross the new link road.
The Bay Gateway
The Heysham to M6 Link Road (Bay Gateway) is a northern bypass of Lancaster City Centre. It is a re-routing of the A683 from its previous route along Caton Road and Morecambe Road. Work started on the project in 2014, it opened to traffic in October 2016 and was The Bay Gateway was officially opened by the Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire on 2nd March 2017 (Archive LinkExternal link Lancashire County Council), in a special ceremony at Lancaster and Morecambe College, which sits at the start of the new road. Until being called the Bay Gateway following a public competition to come up with a name for the new road, it was known as the Heysham to M6 Link Road.

The new road, which is a 4.8km dual carriageway with a footpath and cycleway along its entire route, completes the long awaited connection from the Heysham and Morecambe peninsula to Junction 34 of the M6 which has been fully remodelled as part of the project.
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Date Taken
Friday, 30 March, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 3 April, 2018
Geographical Context
Paths  Roads, Road transport 
Road (from Tags)
A683 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 476 643 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:4.3338N 2:48.0622W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 478 643
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