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Godknow Bridge - Stainforth and Keadby Canal
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Address: Glebe Farm
County: Yorkshire
Country: England
OS Grid Ref: SE762115
Guide:
     Nicholsons Guide to the Waterways
     Volume 6, page 118 © 1999 Collins
Type: Swing
Built: 1995
Construction: steel
Power: Electric
Use: Road
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Godknow Bridge
Godknow Bridge
Construction Partners:
Consulting engineers: Waterman BBT
Design: Richard Parrott - Mechanical, hydraulic and electrical equipment
Build Information:
Technical Information:
Visited by: Mike and Barbara Penrice, 19/08/2007
Present Condition: Good -operational
General notes:
The bridge carries an unclassified road linking Crowle and Hatfield Chase.

My thanks to Angus Townley - webmaster for www.crowle.org - for permission to use the image from that website of Godknow Swing Bridge.

John Powell reports that this modern steel swing bridge was built in 1995 at a project cost of 344,000and is typical of BW's standard swing bridge construction comprising a power operated single balanced leaf, half through main girders with longitudinal aluminium plank decking. the standard control system has been incorporated with power wedging, power slewing and fully automatic wig-wag road signals and power operated drop arm barriers fitted with flexible skirts. The bridge works and mechanical & electrical equipment was designed in-house by the BW Bridge Office.

The bridge is interlinked with the nearby British Rail Leel Crossing.
Acknowledgements :   Angus Townley; John Powell 
Related Website :   www.crowle.org/photogallery.php?photo_id=11 
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