BBC Points West Feature

Broadcast Friday 26th June 2009, BBC1


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The New Bridge

Sustrans commissioned two designs and both options were discussed at the public consultations. The public favourite was the underslung truss.

The video below features this bridge and shows a deck widened to 2.5 m from 2.0 in response to the public preference apparent from the consultation.

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What a fantastic scheme! This can only be a positive for local businesses as well as ensuring the natural beauty of the Wye Valley is not harmed. This will be a huge asset to the Wye Valley and I for one will be getting my bike over there.

Veronica German
Welsh Assembly Member for South Wales East