Cumbria's bridges being watched as weather worsens
Engineers are keeping a watching brief on 100 flood-hit bridges as the mammoth operation to repair the devastation of Storm Desmond continues.
Work has been completed at Eden Bridge in Carlisle and Kendal’s Victoria Bridge to ensure they are protected for the winter.
They are the latest in 185 bridges across the county being repaired after being battered by the force of unprecedented flooding in December.
In Carlisle, work at Eden Bridge has included the placement of rock armour around the structures piers to protect any erosion of the crossing foundations.
Work has been taking place at... read more
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