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Humber Bridge,

vehicular suspension bridge across the HumberHumber,
navigable estuary of the Trent and Ouse rivers, c.40 mi (60 km) long and from 1 to 8 mi (1.6–12.9 km) wide, NE England, forming the boundary between between the East Riding of Yorkshire and Hull (N) and North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire (S).
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 estuary, E England. Completed in 1981, it links Kingston upon Hull (see HullHull,
officially Kingston upon Hull,
city and unitary authority (2011 pop. 256,406), NE England, on the north shore of the Humber estuary at the influx of the small Hull River.
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) with the estuary's southern shore. At 7,283 ft (2,220 m), with a main span of 4,626 ft (1,410 m) it is one of the longest suspension bridges in the world.
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Transport minister Norman Baker said in his response that the Humber Bridge has "a unique burden of interest in relation to construction costs" whereas the second Tyne Tunnel had toll increases built into the building costs.
WEEK on Humber Bridge, which sleeps two to four, starts at EUR580, based on two, and a short break, from EUR422.
Famously, the Humber Bridge last year became the scene of a dramatic stand-off when former Hull City football boss Phil Brown talked down a woman intent on jumping off.
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Chancellor George Osborne allowed Humber Bridge bosses to write-off PS150m in debts, allowing the toll there to fall from PS3 to PS1.
He added: "The cost to cross the Humber Bridge was originally going to be PS3 each way but so many people protested the council changed their mind.
WEEK on Humber Bridge, which sleeps two to four, starts at pounds 483, based on two, and a short break, from pounds 351.
I understand the Severn Crossing will be now more expensive than California's Golden Gate Bridge and England's Humber Bridge, while, per mile, the original bridge is the world's most expensive paid-for crossing.
No, I wouldn't do that," said Brown, whose motivational work this week also involved taking his squad for a walk over the Humber Bridge.
A PREMIERSHIP football boss saved a woman who was threatening to jump off the Humber Bridge.
First on my list to see was the nearby Humber Bridge, now the fourth largest suspension bridge in the world.