New road investment plan will not include £335bn bridge linking UK mainland with Northern Ireland, report reveals


 

The fantasy of building a bridge that connects mainland UK with Northern Ireland is laid bare in a report judging the feasibility of the project, which found it would cost GBP335bn and need bombproof foundations.

Released alongside a wider review calling for investment in roads and to better connect the four UK nations, the fixed link report found either a bridge or tunnel was almost beyond what was currently possible with the available technology.

As a result, the government admitted [...][1]



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