Hylton Viaduct

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Hylton Viaduct
River Wear 20070702 Hylton Viaduct 01.jpg
Hylton Viaduct viewed from North Hylton, 2007.
Coordinates54°54′15″N 1°27′30″W / 54.9042°N 1.4582°W / 54.9042; -1.4582
OS grid referenceNZ347567
Carries
CrossesRiver Wear
LocaleWearside
OwnerHighways England
Maintained byHighways England
Preceded byCox Green Footbridge
Followed byNorthern Spire Bridge
Characteristics
DesignBox girder bridge
Clearance below50 ft (15 m)
History
Opened1974 (1974)
Hylton Viaduct is located in Tyne and Wear
Hylton Viaduct
Hylton Viaduct
Location in Tyne and Wear

Hylton Viaduct is a road traffic and pedestrian bridge spanning the River Wear in North East England, linking North Hylton and South Hylton in Sunderland as the A19 road. The steel box girder bridge was opened in 1974 and is above a former chain ferry route which ceased in 1915.

Next bridge upstream River Wear Next bridge downstream
Cox Green Footbridge  Hylton Viaduct
Grid reference: NZ347567
Northern Spire Bridge
A1231 road