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New Laxey bridge to be in place for TT

Thu, 17 Dec 2015

The bridge collapsed in flash flooding - picture by Matt Tyrer
The bridge collapsed in flash flooding - picture by Matt Tyrer

Laxey should have a new bridge by TT next year.

That's what Garff MHK Steve Rodan was told in Tynwald this week when he queried how long it would take to build a replacement after it collapsed in flash flooding earlier this month.

A temporary pedestrian bridge is now in place but government says it would be too expensive to install a similar structure for vehicles and it wouldn't represent "value for money".

Design work has started with the funds for the crossing due to come from a government contingency fund - Mr Rodan says he wants that work to be carefully considered:

 

 

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