Humber Bridge


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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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His plain white panel van, bearing the registration A12 HAY was seen in the Hessle area of East Yorkshire on Friday and later found abandoned near to the Humber Bridge.
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The thrill-seeker scaled 500ft to the top of the Humber Bridge in May last year and posted footage of the stunt online.
ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR: Comedian Jo Brand set off on her 150-mile coast-to-coast walking challenge for Sport Relief with a trek across the Humber Bridge.
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Lots of work went into making the M62 an environmentally sound motorway with cuttings and banks, angled to combat adverse weather and, if people can remember, the Humber Bridge had to be modified because of the wind effect on the road way.