Published: 25 October 2018
The restriction, which is effective
immediately, follows defects being discovered by engineers during a recent
Shaldon Bridge’s original construction drawings
show that the bridge’s piers are each made up of four concrete piles, which are
encased in steel and concrete.
However, the inspection unexpectedly revealed
that one of the piles inside a pier was made from timber instead of concrete,
which has started to deteriorate.
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