Number of substandard bridges unfit for HGVs on the rise, RAC Foundation finds


 

The number of bridges unable to carry HGVs is on the rise, according to the RAC Foundation, which recently found that thousands of bridges across Great Britain could be categorized as substandard. The charity compiled data from 204 local authorities, which found that 3,441 (4.6%) bridges in England, Scotland and Wales are not fit to carry the heaviest vehicles on the roads. Of the 10 local authorities with the highest proportion of substandard bridges, six were London boroughs. Redbridge was […]