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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Who could possibly object to such a marvellous idea which promotes tourism, encourages healthy living and makes clever use of a neglected piece of infrastructure?

Frank Barrett (originally from Tintern)
The Daily Mail Travel Blog (24/09/10)