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 £335bn 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 […]